AGENDA
LANDMARK COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING

4:00 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021
City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas

In order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the meeting will be held by videoconference and there will be no public access to the location described above. 

Members of the public may participate in the meeting in the following ways:

  1. Attend the Zoom meeting by registering in advance.  Click here to register:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AOZJgnRTRgOgIWeasadt8w 

  1. Submit public comment in advance of the meeting: https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment



1.

Call Meeting to Order

2.

Attendance

3.

Conflict of Interest

4.

Approval of Minutes

A.

May 3, 2021

5.

Meeting Format (Staff)

6.

Public Comment

Members of the public may submit a public comment using the web link below. All comments submitted prior to the meeting will be provided to the Landmark Commission.

https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment

  1. Agenda Items
  2. Non-Agenda Items

7.

New Business and Associated Public Hearings

A.

21LC-022 (1601 Postoffice / Avenue E) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to reconfigure rear yard driveway and expand existing curb cut. Property is legally described as the North 66.3 Feet of Lot 7 (7-1), Block 436, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant and Property Owners: Steven and Elizabeth Umbach

B.

21LC-023 (1423 Church / Avenue F) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a garage apartment in rear yard. Property is legally described as the East 28 Feet of Lot 2 (2-1), Block 374, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: John Baundendistel Property Owners: John and Laurel Baundendistel

C.

21LC-024 (1102 Sealy / Avenue I) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the existing structure including the enclosure of an exterior staircase. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 8 and East 41 feet of Lot 9, Block 251, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Jennifer Yarbrough Property Owners: Brian and Jennifer Yarbrough

D.

21LC-025 (1517 Sealy / Avenue I) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the existing structure including a rear porch addition. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 3, Southeast Block 195, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Brax Easterwood, AIA Property Owners: David Collins and Margaret Hand

Documents:
  1. 21LC-025 - PKT.pdf
E.

21LC-026 (1716 Avenue K) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the existing structure front and rear additions. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 11 and Part of Lot 12, Block 137, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Cate Black Property Owners: Christian and Laura Bourgeois

F.

21LC-027 (1323 Rosenberg / 25th Street) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the structure including a rear addition and new accessory structure. Property is legally described as M.B. Menard Survey, Lot 7-R, Canton’s Replat of Lots 7 and 8 Eaton Subdivision, in the City and County of Galveston, Texas. Applicant: Brax Easterwood, AIA Property Owners: Terrell Halaska and David Dunn

Documents:
  1. 21LC-027 - PKT.pdf
8.

Discussion and Action Items


A.

Update on Case 21LC-013 (1701 Avenue M 1/2) Request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for modifications to the structure including window replacement and modification. (Staff)

B.

Discussion of City Council adopted policy on In-Person Commission Meetings (Staff)

9.

Adjournment

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on May 12, 2021 at 12:00 P.M.

Prepared by:  Catherine Gorman, Assistant Director
                               

Note: An aggrieved applicant must file a letter requesting an appeal to the Historic Preservation Officer within 10 days of the rendition of the Commission's decision.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARIES OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-797-3510).

MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL MAY BE ATTENDING AND PARTICIPATING IN THIS MEETING