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2018-05-02 Historic Preservation Commission HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION Greenmead Historical Park Dennis Wright 20501 Newburgh Road MAYOR Livonia, Michigan 48152 (248) 477-7375 Linda McCann DIRECTOR Fax: (248) 426-8568 Emily Tchorz PROGRAM SUPERVISOR Community Resources Department 33000 Civic Center Drive Livonia, Michigan 48154-3097 (734) 466-2540 Livonia Historic Preservation Commission Voting Meeting Minutes May 2, 2018 Call to Order 6:05 p.m. Attendance: Ralph Bakewell, Cynthia Immonen, Kathleen Glynn, Kathleen Johnson- Bartshe, Jim Kline, Donald Knapp, Danielle Lewon Other Attendees: Emily Tchorz, Rob Werlinger Approval of Minutes- Motion made by C. Immonen to approve the minutes from February 2018 meeting, seconded K. Glynn, ayes- 6 nays -0 Correspondences- MHPN Conference May 17-19, Lansing New Issues- Cemetery repair- 6 Mile Briggs Cemetery, set meeting to pick headstones to fix. Pick 6- 8 stones. New Fundraiser Ideas: -Civil War Tea- Sept 22nd, speaker chosen (women serving as men), $25 tickets. We should help with advertising. Maybe help for the event. Have separate food meeting? -Road Rally -Calendar of Historic Properties, in progress -Greemead Tours with characters: next year? -Progressive dinner with city council this summer: pick a date, work on menu -Ad in Friends of Greenmead Brochure: yes, the Civil War Tea! Motion made by J. Kline to spend $100 for a full page ad in the Garden Walk booklet for our civil war tea, seconded by K. Glynn. Ayes- 6 nays-0 Current Issues- Budget 2017/18- $5,000 Certified Local Government- review of the document, we meet requirements, contact Linda McCann first and continue. First week of June? Kathy Johnson-Bartshe will come up with date. Re-survey districts- will work with CLG Updates- Greenmead- lean-to has been repaired, painting is continuing. East elevation of lean-to, regrading there. Volunteer kick off May 22nd. Painting of south elevation Blue house to start soon. Accessible ramp being worked on at Blue. Re-grading will happen at Meeting House. Interpretation signage- installed in the fall probably, after most of the events. May-June, lots of school groups, please be a tour guide. Found some footage of Livonia from 1957-1962ish, will be getting a DVD copy soon. Walk on Items- -Rob Werlinger- retired fireman, Looking for information, photos etc. on history of Livonia Fire Department. -Rosedale Gardens neighborhood: looking for help with design of new construction on old school site, supporting Rosedale homeowners association. There will be a planning meeting on May 22nd, and a ZBA meeting the next week. -Cemetery Preservation Workshop: focus on groups, genealogy groups, scouts, science/history classes. Where to advertise? Pick a date. Late September or October. Next Meeting Non-Voting Meeting June 6th, 2018 Adjournment 7:54 p.m., respectively submitted by Danielle Lewon