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Agenda, 2014-9-22

Agenda

 

Registration (5:30 p.m.)

Convene (6:00 p.m.)

  • Welcome:  Kiernan McGorty, Chair of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission
  • Introductions and Meeting Overview: Andy Sachs, Facilitator

Introduction (6:20 p.m.)

  • Demographics: Vivian Ekstrom, City of Raleigh 
  • Design Guidelines, Current and Draft: Tania Tully, City of Raleigh 

Presentation (6:35 p.m.)

  • The Pendulum of Preference and America's Historic Districts: Pratt Cassity, University of Georgia, College of Environment + Design, Athens, GA

Small Group Discussions (7:05 p.m.)

  • Introduction: Andy Sachs, Facilitator
  • Small Group Discussion #1:  Community Standards (45 minutes)
    • Focal points for Discussion #1
      • What community values or needs should underlie Raleigh’s historic preservation design guidelines with regard to new construction and additions?  Why?
      • To what extent do the current and proposed design guidelines reflect those community standards?
      • What three points does this table group want to communicate to Commission about this discussion topic?
  • Small Group Discussion #2:  Commission Composition and Structure (20 minutes)
    • Introduction: How the Commission’s Composition has Evolved: Dan Becker, City of Raleigh 
    • Focal points for Discussion #2
      • To what extent does the composition and structure of the Commission enable it to do its job well?
      • What changes might make the Commission more effective?
      • What three points does this table group want to communicate to Commission about this discussion topic?
  • Small Group Discussion #3:  Informing New Residents  (20 minutes)
    • Introduction: Property Owner Notifications, Tania Tully, City of Raleigh 
    • Focal points for Discussion #3
      • How can new residents of historic preservation districts be made aware that they live in such a district and what that means for them?
      • What three points does this table group want to communicate to Commission about this discussion topic?  

Wrap Up (8:30 p.m.)

  • Wrap Up: Pratt Cassity, Jo Leimenstoll
  • What's Next: Martha Lauer, City of Raleigh 
  • Thank you!

Adjournment

 

*Attendees can browse around the table easels in the room to read the notes from the small groups for about 20 minutes.

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