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Item 6B - 3.1.2017 Update Memo DATE: March 1, 2017 TO: Landmarks Board FROM: James Hewat, Marcy Cameron SUBJECT: Update Memo UPCOMING EVENTS Colorado Preservation, Inc. Saving Places Conference was held in Denver Wednesday, Feb. 1 to Saturday, Feb. 4. Update at meeting. Landmarks Board Interviews 2017 The City Council will hold interviews for the Landmarks Board on either March 9th, 14th or 16th. A packet with the received applications is available online: https://www- static.bouldercolorado.gov/docs/2017_Boards_and_Commissions_-_Applicant_booklet_for_Council-1- 201702161626.pdf?_ga=1.3273590.791145974.1462544310 ON-GOING PROJECTS Chautauqua Lighting Plan and Design Guidelines The City of Boulder and the Colorado Chautauqua Association are undertaking a collaborative development of a lighting plan and lighting design guidelines for Chautauqua in 2017. Update at meeting. University Hill Commercial District – National Register Nomination On December 8, 2015 the City Council reviewed the University Hill Reinvestment Strategy Update (click for memo). As part of the strategy, the city is pursing National Register designation for the commercial district. Front Range Research Consultants has completed a draft nomination, which will soon be distributed to property owners. It is anticipated that the nomination will be reviewed at the May 2017 State Historic Preservation Review Board meeting. Update at Meeting. Atrium Building/Public Market Discussion is ongoing in considering whether the Atrium Building might be used as a Market Hall on a temporary or permanent basis. Historic Boulder has agreed to continue keeping the March 2015 application to landmark the Atrium on hold as exploration of these options continues. Update at meeting. Civic Area The Civic Area webpage has been updated to provide current information on the historic resources in the Civic Area. Update at Meeting. Grandview Conference Center A memorandum of agreement between the City of Boulder and the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents has been signed for cooperation in developing the Grandview site for conference center. The agreement sets out a process for consideration of potentially historic buildings in the area.