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File #: Ordinance 23-2021    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/14/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action: 10/26/2021
Title: Ordinance 23-2021: An ordinance on second reading approving a downtown historic district designation
Attachments: 1. 1. Ordinance No. 23-2021, 2. 2. Exhibit A: Legal Description and Map, 3. 3. Exhibit B: Contributing and Noncontributing Properties, 4. 4. HPB Resolution 07-2021_SIGNED, 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 Comment, 11. 11. Presentation_Ord. 23-2021
Agenda Date: 10/26/2021

Subject:
Title
Ordinance 23-2021: An ordinance on second reading approving a downtown historic district designation
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Prepared by:
Andrea Mimnaugh, Senior Planner

PURPOSE:
Review and decide upon an application to designate an historic district in Downtown Littleton.

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

SUMMARY:
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.

PRIOR ACTIONS OR DISCUSSIONS:
During the 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 next 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 the following seven study sessions:
o June 21, 2021
o April 28, 2021
o March 18, 2021
o February 17, 2021
o December 21, 2020
o September 21, 2020
o August 17, 2020

On September 13, 2021, HPB unanimously recommended approval of the proposed Downtown Historic District (resolution attached).
* City Council Direction on Next Steps - Study Session, August 3, 2021:
At their August 3, 2021 study session, city council directed staff to move forward with the Downtown Historic District application.

* 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 C...

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