Alton Historical Commission meets, considers applications
Members of the Alton Historical Commission met Tuesday, July 5.
The Alton Historical Commission is charged with identifying, maintaining and recommending improvements to structures and areas of historical or architectural significance in the community. The commission meets at 8 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month and at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Alton Historical Commission:
Meeting of Alton Historical Commission
Tuesday July 5, 2015
MEMBERS PRESENT: Mary Anderson, Monica Mason, Charlene Walker, Diane Plummer, Matt Asselmeier.
MEMBERS ABSENT: Doug Bader and Jonas Janek
OTHERS PRESENT: Peggy Dugger, Madison County Community Development, Doug with Clymer Construction, 623 E 6th Larry Cook, 720 & 722 Alby, Jamie Baker, 506 William St. and Sam Shaw, Code Inspector for Building & Zoning.
The meeting of the Alton Historic Commission was called to order by Deputy Chairwoman Mary Anderson at 8:01 am on July 5, 2016.
Monica Mason moved to accept the minutes of June 21, 2016 as presented. Diane Plummer seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.
The commission took up the application for 623 E 6th Street. Peggy Dugger, MADCO, and Doug with Clymer Construction took the floor. They stated that this application is for lead based paint remediation, window replacement and door replacement. It was discussed and suggested by the commission that if the windows and door were structurally sound, these items would be scraped and painted instead of replaced. Mullions for the windows were discussed and decided to only use outside.
The garage entry door will have the paint removed and encapsulated at the owner’s request. Diane Plummer made a motion made to accept application as presented. Charlene Walker seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.
The commission then took up the application for 720-722 Alby. Peggy Dugger, MADCO, and Larry Cook, the homeowner, took the floor. The stated that this application is for lead based paint remediation and replacing up to 10 windows on the main floor, stabilizing and painting interior. They stated that approximately two years ago they had come before the commission and half of the upstairs windows had been done.
Matt Asselmeier made a motion to accept application as presented. Diane Plummer seconded motion. Motion passed unanimously.
506 WILLIAM ST.
Jamie Baker, owner of 506 William St. was addressed by Mary Anderson reference the compliance of the application for the replacement fence that had been came before the sub-commission on May 20th.
After much discussion reference the compliance, Anderson suggested that 2 of the commission members go to look at 506 William St. with Baker to discuss the possibilities for the fence in relationship to the stone wall and gap at bottom – depth unknown. It was stated that the fence needs to comply with the city ordinance. It was decided that 506 William St would be held over.
Mary Anderson brought up a house on 4th Street, 2nd from corner of Henry Street that was in need of a porch railing. Sam Shaw, Code Inspector for Building & Zoning stated that an application for 620 E 4th had been approved by the Commission on May 3, 2016; and the owner has not finished.
Anderson asked that Commission members drive around the Alton area for any properties to be added to our “Award” list.
There being no further discussion or comments from the public, the meeting adjourned at 8:35 a.m.
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101 E 3rd St
Alton, IL 62002-6239