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09-23-20 HPC Minutesp jj Baum i4u�dnx au11 o siiitii umu uo�au sunm ppmppuoruu a '� YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION CITY OF YAKIMA HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (HPC) Minutes for Meeting can September 23, 2020 zoom Virtual Meeting I. Call to Order Chair Hall called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 P.M. II. Roll Call HPC Members Present: Cynthia Hall, Alixanne Pinkerton, Dawn King, Paul Edmondson HPC Members Absent: Joe Mann Quorum: Quorum present Staff: Trevor Martin, Associate Planner III. Approval of February Meeting Minutes It was motioned by Commissioner and seconded by Commissioner to approve the meeting minutes of February 26, 2020; the motion carried unanimously. IV. Staff Announcements None noted? V. Audience Participation None noted? VI. New Business A. Northwest Vernacular Presentation Spencer Howard from Northwest Vernacular presented the history of Naches Ave, findings from the reconnaissance -level survey that was performed for Naches Ave from Yakima Ave to H St, and the study that was done for the entirety of Naches Ave. Howard stated that they are recommending 13 properties for potential eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, and 13 properties for the Yakima Register of Historic Places. He also recommended reaching out to the owners of these properties to see if they are interested in having their properties listed on a register, performing a reconnaissance -level survey of buildings on South Naches Ave (south of Yakima Ave to Race St), preparing a Latinx heritage historic context statement, and developing a tree management and regeneration plan. Commission Members Cynthia Hall • Alixanne Pinkerton • Paul Edmondson • Joe Mann • Dawn King Ruth Bishop, 602 N Naches Ave, expressed her desire to maintain her property and have it placed on a historic register. Discussion took place on the features of the house. Associate Planner Trevor Martin explained that after South Naches Ave is surveyed, he would like to move towards creating a local historic district or conservation district, and later a national historic district, to protect the parkway and provide opportunities for grant money. B. DAHP 2021 Grant VII. Other Business None noted. VIII. Adjournment A motion to adjourn to October 28, 2020 was passed with unanimous vote. This meeting adjourned at approximately 6:30 p.m. Prepared, Respectfully Submitted By: Lisa Maxey Planning Technician City of Yakima Planning Division Commission Members 2 Cynthia Hall • Alixanne Pinkerton • Paul Edmondson • Joe Mann • Dawn King