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File #: 17-1769    Version: 1 Name: 12/4/17 - Inglis House Historic District Ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Held in Council at First Reading
File created: 12/4/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/8/2018 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 103 (Historic Preservation) of Title VIII of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor by Adding Section 8:425.15 Establishing the Inglis House Historic District (Inglis House Study Committee Recommendation: Approval - 3 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Attachments: 1. October 18 Special Meeting Minutes, 2. Inglis House Historic District Ordinance.pdf, 3. INGLIS HOUSE HISTORIC DISTRICT STUDY COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT, 4. Map-Inglis House Historic District.pdf
Related files: 17-1728, 17-1729, 17-0609, 17-0796
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 103 (Historic Preservation) of Title VIII of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor by Adding Section 8:425.15 Establishing the Inglis House Historic District (Inglis House Study Committee Recommendation: Approval - 3 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Memorandum
Background
On May 1, 2017, City Council created the Inglis House Historic District Study Committee to study the parcel at 2301 Highland Road. The study committee is to deliver its final report and recommendations to City Council no later than May, 2018.

On June 5, 2017 City Council appointed three members to the Committee, including a resident of the affected area.

Historic District Study Committee Process
The Committee first met on June 27, 2017. They visited the site, touring the house and walking the grounds, on July 7th. On July 17th the Committee reviewed the preliminary Inglis House Historic District Study Committee Report (Report) and recommended revisions. On July 21st the Committee met and approved the preliminary Report for distribution and started the 60 day public comment period. As required by local and state ordinance, the preliminary Report was distributed to the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), the City Planning Commission, and the Historic District Commission. It was also sent to the property owner, the University of Michigan. No written comments were received from the Planning Commission or the Historic District Commission. The University of Michigan submitted questions and comments of a technical nature; they did not take a position on the Report. SHPO staff prepared draft comments which were presented at the September 15, 2017 State Historic Preservation Review Board meeting. The Review Board did not suggest any changes to the SHPO staff's draft comments. Final comments from the SHPO have not been received, however the Report was modified to address the draft SHPO comments.

On October 3, 2017 a letter was sent by first-class postage to the property owner ad...

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