6/3/2013 Historic Preservation Commission Minutes

Gordon County Historic Preservation Commission
June 3, 2013

Regular Meeting

Chairman Padgett called the meeting to order at approximately 5:30 p.m.; welcoming all in attendance. Minutes from May 6, 2013 meeting were presented for review and approval. R. Stanley Chambers made motion to approve; seconded by David Mitchell.  All voted aye.

Unfinished Business

Chairman Padgett attended meeting with DNR in regards to Resaca Battlefield Park.  Project is on schedule and is projected to open in mid-July.  Chairman Padgett attended meeting with County Administrator, Randall Dowling, in reference to Fort Wayne Park. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Friday, June 21, 2013 @ 3 p.m… Chairman Padgett encouraged everyone to attend.

David Mitchell introduced guests, Laura Landry and Matt Landry to HPC members.  Matt is in search of an Eagle Scout project. Chairman Padgett advised them that
several other had performed a cemetery cleanup project for their Eagle Scout. David Mitchell informed the Landry’s of Wrights Cemetery, located on Wright’s Hollow Road, and is a cemetery that is in need of clean up. Chairman Padgett stated there are approximately 6-8 graves within the cemetery. David Mitchell advised the Landry’s someone would contact them with more information in regards to the project.

GPS historical markers project will continue this upcoming winter.

New Business

Chairman Padgett expressed his appreciation to R. Stanley Chambers and David Mitchell for their service to the HPC. Alvin Long will filling the open position of David
Mitchell and R. Stanley Chamber’s replacement will be named at a later date.

Chairman Padgett stated Ursula Desrosier sent him an email requesting for the Board of Commissioners a copy of HPC By-Laws. He stated once two new members begin their terms on the HPC they would look into the By-Laws and any changes that need to be made. There was brief discussion to current term limits on HPC and possible changes to term limits.


Chairman Padgett stated next scheduled meeting is Monday, July 1, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m.  David Mitchell made motion to adjourn; seconded by Betty Ann Surdykowski. All voted aye. Meeting was adjourned at approximately 5:45 p.m.

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