November 28, 2014 – Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Minutes

November 28, 2014

A special meeting of the Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission was held November 28, 2014 at 11:11 a.m. at the Roxbury Town Hall.  Present: Lewis Wendell, Chairman, Commission Members Michael Mathis, and Nicole Haroldson, Commission Clerk Carolynn Faraci

No members of the public were in attendance.

On motion by Michael Mathis, seconded by Lewis Wendell the minutes of September 15, 2014 were approved.

AYES-3 Michael Mathis, Lewis Wendell, Nicole Haroldson

On motion by Michael Mathis, seconded by Nicole Haroldson changes to the National Register of Historic Places to correct address.

AYES-3 Michael Mathis, Nicole Haroldson, Lewis Wendell


On motion by Lewis Wendell, seconded by Nicole Haroldson, an application submitted by George Boyle was deemed complete and accepted.  Property located at 53655 State Highway 30, Roxbury, NY 12474.   After further discussion the Certificate of Compatibility was denied on the basis of appropriateness and compatibility issues.

AYES-3 Lewis Wendell, Nicole Haroldson, Michael Mathis

Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission discussed potential new members.  The names that were suggest are Michael Hinkley, David Cowan, and Margaret Ellsworth.  Members of the Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission to talk with the individuals to determine their level of interest without making a formal offer.

Michael Mathis agreed to remain on the Roxbury Historic Preservation for an additional year.

Carolynn Faraci presented a database of photographs and addresses of the historic homes within the Hamlet.  Reviewed and accepted with the Commission’s thanks.

Lewis Wendell noted that the expected letter from the Town Attorney elaborating on the Roxbury Town Boards decision to issue a Building Permit for the Slater Application without a complete Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission application or review process being completed, has still not been received despite several requests.  The Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission will send a letter formally requesting clarification and that a copy of the letter be presented to them prior to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission.

On motion by Michael Mathis second by Nicole Haroldson meeting adjourned at

11:54 AM.

AYES-3 Michael Mathis, Nicole Haroldson, Lewis Wendell