HANCOCK HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

Minutes: January 24, 2012

 

Members Present:                             David Drasba - Chair, Tim Lord

Alternates Present:                           Deb Sampson, Ruth Wilder, Dennis Rossiter – Secretary

For the Selectboard:                         Roberta LaPlante

Others Attending:                               Jarvis Coffin III, Gary Voss

 

7:00 PM: Chair Drasba called the meeting to order.

 

Minutes OF 11.22.2011:  Upon motion by Drasba and second by Lord, the minutes were accepted.

 

HANCOCK INN:  Jarvis Coffin III and Gary Voss/Contractor came before the HHDC on an advisory and informational basis to present a preliminary review of modifications and improvements planned for the Hancock Inn.

 

  • A fire escape on the North elevation of the building will be rebuilt as an enclosed stairway. The design will be minimally invasive and plans for the design have been reviewed by Hancock's Fire Chief, the NH Fire Marshall's office representative, and Charlie Stevenson, Hancock Code Enforcement Officer.

  • North elevation second floor facade and ground floor "Garden Room" exterior:  Voss and Coffin also presented preliminary plans for improvements to the second floor windows and modifications to the doors and window systems for the Inn's "Garden Room" on the ground floor. Any new exterior clapboards will replicate the existing exterior finish.

  • A Q&A ensued between the HHDC and Coffin/Voss following the preliminary presentation. Drasba requested pictures of the proposed replacement windows for the second floor and the proposed doors or sliders for the Garden Room.

  • According to Coffin, these remodeling and improvements would be scheduled for the coming Spring, and Coffin/Voss will submit a formal application within 2 weeks of tonight's meeting. A public hearing will follow after notifications to abutters.

RULES OF PROCEDURE/WORKING SESSION:  Members and alternates present continued the discussion suspended at the 11.22.11 meeting regarding the Rules of Procedure. Objective of the discussion was to finalize any edits, revisions, and corrections in the document.  Drasba will enter the changes into the document and distribute to the HHDC for final review at the February 28, 2012 meeting of the HHDC

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Upon motion by Drasba and second by LaPlante the meeting adjourned

at 8:50 PM

 

Respectfully submitted by:

Dennis Rossiter, Secretary

Hancock Historic District Commission

 

 

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE HANCOCK HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION WILL BE HELD ON:

FEBRUARY 28, 2012 @ 7 PM AT THE TOWN OFFICES

 


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