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File #: HPB Resolution 07-2021    Name:
Type: HPB Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2021 In control: Historical Preservation Board
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/13/2021
Title: HPB Resolution 07-2021: Recommending approval of the downtown historic district designation
Attachments: 1. 1. HPB Resolution No. 07-2021, 2. 2. Exhibit A: Legal Description, 3. 3. Exhibit B: Downtown Historic District Map, 4. 4. Exhibit C: Contributing and Noncontributing Properties List, 5. 5. Staff Report, 6. 6. Downtown Historic District Application, 7. 7. Property Owner Info Packet, 8. 8. Property Owner Comments, 9. 9. Sample Preference Ballot, 10. 10. Citizen Comments, 11. 11. Presentation_HPB Res. 07-2021
Agenda Date: 09/13/2021

HPB Resolution 07-2021: Recommending approval of the downtown historic district designation

Prepared by:
Andrea Mimnaugh, Senior Planner

Consider an application to designate a historic district in Downtown Littleton and forward a recommendation on the application to city council.

Staff Presenter(s): Andrea Mimnaugh, Senior Planner
Additional Presenter(s): N/A

The Downtown Historic District application proposes an all-inclusive district to include 82 structures on 71 properties with frontage on Main Street, Alamo Avenue and the portions of Prince, Nevada, Curtice and the east side of Rapp Street that are between Main Street and Alamo Avenue.

During their August 4, 2020 study session, city council directed staff to explore an all-inclusive Downtown Historic District to ensure that significant historic resources in Downtown's core would be preserved. Over the following 12 months, the following actions and discussions occurred:
* Actions and Discussions - HPB Study Sessions, August 2020 - June 2021:
Between August 2020 and June 2021, HPB assisted with research and analysis on the buildings within the proposed district needed to develop the application. Discussion and recommendations to staff occurred during 7 study sessions.
* Engagement Process - Ongoing:
Outreach efforts to property owners within the proposed boundary began in May 2021 and continue through Council's scheduled public hearing on October 26, 2021.
* City Council Direction on Next Steps - Study Session, August 3, 2021:
At their August 3rd, 2021 study session, city council directed staff to move forward with the Downtown Historic District application.

Staff Analysis
Staff analyzed the application's compliance with the criteria for establishing a historic district without owner's consent and found it meets applicable criteria for designation. The following criteria are met...

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