City of Ottawa Historic Preservation Commission met September 13.
City of Ottawa Historic Preservation Commission met Sept. 13.
Here is the minutes provided by the Commission:
Present: Mollie Perrot, Lorraine McCallister, George Cary, David Rabideau, Farley Andrews Earl Lecki, Mayor, Tami Huftel
Absent: Chris Hasty, Paul Havelka
Minutes. Moved by David Rabideau that the minutes for OHPC meetings on June 14, 2018 be approved. Second by Lorraine McCallister.
Moved by George Cary that the minutes for OHPC meetings on August 9, 2018 be approved. Second by David Rabideau.
Local Landmark Application for Cora Pope Home. Commission was sent the application. Elin Mitchel, one of the owners spoke on behalf of the home. Working on interior. Opening date in March 2019. 5 Room Bed & Breakfast, 2 rooms on first floor and 3 rooms on the 2nd floor. Adding 2 bathrooms. They will be removing the metal siding – white pine underneath. Moved by David Rabideau that the OHPC recommend that the Cora Pope Home, 116 West Prospect Avenue application for a local landmark be approved. Seconded by George Cary.
Reddick Mansion. Lorraine updated the commission with the exterior construction project. Plans and specifications are 95% completed. Bids due the end of November. 5 contractors are pre-qualified. Windows and balcony estimated at $500,000. Biding several alternates, will completed what they are able to do. Hoping to start work in this winter. Will be applying for local landmark status next month. According to Mike Sutfin, Building Official if the mansion is designated as a local landmark some of the building codes can be relaxed.
Colonnade. Public Works staff will be using the vactor truck to uncover the high pressure gas main. Sundial. Will be done after colonnade.
Brick Streets Inventory. Mayor will see if Gertie Barron has interest in helping with the plan.
New Business. Discussed coming up with a pro-type sign that could be used for historic plaques.