Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission
PROJECTS COMMITTEE MEETING
December 3, 2002
Location: 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N. C.
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.
John Parker, Committee Chairman
Tattie Bos, Committee Vice-Chairman
Jeff Bradsher, HLC Chairman
John Misenheimer, HLC Vice-Chairman
Dan Morrill, HLC Consulting Director
Bryan Turner, HLC Projects Manager
Patricia Nystrom, HLC Attorney
Mary Lynn Morrill, HLC Recording Consultant
Bob Lore, Mecca Properties (Croft Schoolhouse)
Mr. Parker welcomed everyone to the meeting. He said that the next
meeting is scheduled for January 7, 2003, at 6:00 p.m., at the HLC office.
1. Consulting Director’s Report: Dr. Morrill
Dr. Morrill asked that the Committee convene in Executive Session to
discuss the McAuley property.
MR. PARKER PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. MISENHEIMER THAT THE
COMMITTEE CONVENE IN EXECUTIVE SESSION. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED
MS. BOS PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MR. MISENHEIMER THAT THE COMMITTEE
RECONVENE IN ITS REGULAR SESSION AND REPORT THE ACTION TAKEN. THE COMMITTEE
UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.
Mr. Parker reported for the record that Mr. Turner is to obtain data
regarding an appropriate market value for the McAuley and Oehler properties.
Item #2 - Status of Croft Schoolhouse
Mr. Lore of Mecca Properties distributed information about the marketing
plan for the Croft Schoolhouse, 9200 Bob Beatty Road. The property was
restored with HLC bonds.
Item #3 - Guiding Restoration Principles: Mr. Kluttz and Ms. Cox
Mr. Kluttz reported that Ms. Cox could not be present tonight but that he
and she worked on recommendations for Guiding Restoration Principles
today. The Committee looked at the recommended principles, discussed the
presented data and made suggestions. A draft of the Committee’s recommended
guidelines is attached to these minute.
MR. MISENHEIMER PRESENTED A MOTION SECONDED BY MS. JOHNSON-GESS TO
RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE GUIDING RESTORATION
PRINCIPLES BE APPROVED AS PROPOSED. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE
Item #4 - Report of Funds Analysis Subcommittee: Ms. Bos
Ms. Bos reported that she, Mr. Norman, and Mr. Turner met recently to
continue work on a suitable format for the bond fund’s financial report
regarding expenditures for projects and funds available for additional
projects. Copies of the current report were distributed and explained by Ms.
Bos. Ms. Bos asked for suggestions that might help make the information as
complete and understandable as possible. Mr. Turner was instructed to refine
total expenditures for all HLC projects, so that information can be included
in the report.
Item #5 - W. T. Alexander Project: Mr. Turner
Mr. Turner reported that he is working on a new RFP for distribution to
appropriate parties. The HLC has previously voted to sell the property "as is" but in
the event that the property does not sell the HLC needs to move to a Stage
Two plan. At its meeting on January 7, 2003 the Projects Committee will
reconsider how to market the property. Mr. Turner reported that the HLC currently has about $685,000
invested in the property located on slightly under five acres.
Item #6 - Old Business
Mr. Turner reported that he has talked with Peter Pappas about the
Charlotte Cotton Mill. Mr. Pappas told Mr. Turner that he has shown the
property to prospects many times in the past few weeks. Mr. Turner said that
Mr. Pappas wants to know if the HLC would be interested in leasing the
property if it cannot sell the property. The Committee instructed Mr. Turner
to request that Mr. Pappas attend the January 7th meeting of the Committee
to discuss the situation.
Item #7 - New Business
No motions were presented.
The meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
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