Dear Property Owner:
You are receiving this notice because you are within 400 feet of a proposed modification being made to a nearby historic property. The following applications have been submitted to the Reno City Manager’s Office for a Certificate of Appropriateness:
COA21-00002 (Washoe Charters of Freedom Setting)-A request has been made for a Certificate of Appropriateness to install landscaping, hardscape, and monuments of the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights in the northeast comer of the parcel containing the Washoe County Courthouse. The ±1.34 acre site is located on the northwest comer of South Virginia Street and Court Street within the Mixed Use/Historic Landmark overlay (MU/HL) zone. The site has a Master Plan land use designation of Downtown Mixed-Use. The subject property is listed on the Local Register of Historic Places. [Ward 5]
The Reno City Historical Resources Commission has scheduled a public hearing for consideration of these requests on Thursday, October 8, 2020. The hearing will take place in an online format commencing at 4:00 p.m. Due to Governor Sisolak’s executive orders, attendance at public meetings is limited. The meeting will be available by accessing the public meeting portal by navigating to Reno.gov and selecting ‘Meetings and Events’ and then clicking ‘See Full Calendar’. Locate the appropriate meeting to access the registration link provided below. This page will be made available the Monday before the hearing date.
If you wish to submit public comment, you may do so by submitting written comments to the City of Reno City Manager’s Office, Attn. Claudia C. Hanson, P.O. Box 1900 Reno, NV 89505, or by email to HansonC@reno.gov. Comments received by 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the hearing will be entered into the record. Please note, all comments received are considered part of the public record and will be on file with the Community Development Department.
Your comments regarding this proposal are encouraged. Please feel free to contact Claudia Hanson, AICP, Planning Manager of the City Manager’s Office at 775-334-2381, or email her at HansonC@reno.gov. Please feel free to share this information with your neighbors. Your participation during the public hearing on this matter is encouraged.