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HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
AGENDA
of the
 CITY OF WILDWOOD’S
 HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION (HPC)
Wildwood City Hall
16860 Main Street - Wildwood, Missouri 63040

 ** This Meeting will be broadcast on Zoom and the City’s YouTube Channel**
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YouTube Channel: https://www.cityofwildwood.com/youtube 

 
 Thursday, January 27, 2022
 6:30 p.m.


I.

Welcome and Roll Call

II.

Opening Remarks

III.

Approval of the Historic Preservation Commission’s Minutes from its December 2, 2021 Meeting and January 14, 2022 Site Visit

IV.

Public Comment (comments can be provided via Zoom Chat)

V.

Old Business

a.

Ready for Action – Three (3) Items

1.

H.R. 1-21 The Marianist Province of the U.S., c/o Merle Wilberding and Chris Conard, 4425 West Pine Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63108 -

A request to remove a family retreat lodge, which is located at 4000 State Route 109 (Locator Number: 26V310045), known as Marycliff (formerly Woodcliff), c. 1905, per St. Louis County Tax Records, c. 1891, per City of Wildwood’s Historic Building Inventory [Survey 2014-15, Updated July 2019, Page 120 of 343], from the City’s Historic Register. This tract of land is zoned NU Non-Urban Residence District, with a Conditional Use Permit (CUP). The property owners have applied to rescind the Wildwood Historic Registry designation (Ordinance #2475), noting the original plans to renovate and preserve Marycliff are no longer feasible.  The owners are entitled to remove the property from the list, given the designation was not in conjunction with a historic zoning district or overlay, or along with an ordinance expressly granting economic or regulatory incentives. (Ward Six)  

3.

Update on 2022 Work Program (Wards – All)

b.

Not Ready for Action – Three (3) Items

1.

Discussion Regarding the Future Location for the Essen Log Cabin (Wards – All)

2.

Development of Work Program for Historic Route 66 Promotion (Wards – All)

3.

Update on Kohn Park Sign (Ward One)

VI.

New Business

a.

Ready for Action – No Items

b.

Not Ready for Action – Two (2) Items

1.

Discussion Regarding the Age Threshold Used to Determine Qualification as Historic (Wards – All)

2.

Overview of Maintenance Bids for Old Pond School (Ward One)

VII.

Review of Proposed Zoning/Plats/Site Development Plans/Demolition Requests – One (1) Item

a.

Review of findings from a site visit to a property located at 25 Centaur Road (Locator #19Y220066), with demolition proposed for the existing single-family dwelling/retreat center, swimming pool and related structures, guest cottage, and bathhouse. The primary structure, built circa 1860, has been surveyed, and is included in the City of Wildwood Historic Building Inventory. At the January 14, 2022 Special Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission, five (5) Commissioners and one (1) Alternate toured the site to provide comment in the attached site visit summary and letter. (Ward One)

VIII.

Other Matters for Consideration – Four (4) Items

a.

Meeting Format 2022

b.

Election of Officers for 2022 Commission Year

c.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

d.

Missouri Main Street Connection

IX.

Upcoming Meeting Date – February 24, 2022 (Thursday)

X.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Note: The Historic Preservation Commission will consider and act upon these matters listed above and any such others as may be presented at the meeting and determined appropriate for discussion at that time. The City of Wildwood will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending public meetings.  Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made by contacting Megan Eldridge, City Clerk at 636-458-0440 or email at megan@cityofwildwood.com at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting.