City of Dunnellon
Historic Preservation Board 
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.


Meeting ID: 853 9755 2629

Dunnellon Historic Preservation Board meeting will be held on February 14, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall. 

Anyone who wishes to provide public comment will be able to do so by participating in the Historic Preservation Board meeting in person, or via Zoom "AUDIO ONLY" platform and/or telephone, by speaking during the public comment portion of the meeting when recognized per the instructions below or by submitting written comments, evidence and/or written testimony in advance of the meeting via email to the Community Development Planning Assistant at Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon, Tuesday, February 14th.

For the convenience of our citizens and the public, we livestream Historic Preservation Board meetings on Zoom and YouTube.  If the livestream is interrupted or compromised due to technical or other issues, the meeting may continue as normal and will not be paused or postponed.  If you wish to ensure your ability to access the meeting to provide public comment, please attend the meeting in person.

Instructions on How to Listen and/or Participate in the Meeting: Meeting Instructions.

One or more City Council members may be in attendance at this meeting and may speak.
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Proof of Publication: The agenda was posted on the City's website and City Hall bulletin board on February 7, 2023.


Meeting Minutes for Approval

December 13, 2022 Minutes

January 10, 2023 Minutes


Approval of Grant Reimbursement HPBG2023-01

Applicant: Nancy St. Jean

Location: 20840 Chestnut Street

Requesting: Façade Improvement Grant Fund reimbursement of $5,000 for installation of a metal roof on the contributing building.

  • Proposed Motion: to approve/deny reimbursement request

Approval of Grant Reimbursement HPBG2023-05

Applicant: Ricky Dunn

Location: 11871 Illinois Street

Requesting: Façade Improvement Grant Fund reimbursement in the amount of $4,742.00 for the installation of an irrigation system, new landscaping, and a decorative fence for the non-contributing structure.

  • Proposed motion: to approve/deny reimbursement request

Grant Application HPBG2023-08

Applicant(s): Viola Soffe

Location: 20800 Walnut Street

Requesting: Certificate of Appropriateness and Grant funds for replacement of rotted wood, pressure washing, painting of house/trim/roof for the non-contributing building at 20800 Walnut Street.

  • Applicant Presentation
  • Board Comments & Questions
  • Proposed Motion: to approve issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness and to recommend to the CRA Board approval of grant funds of up to $5,000 to Viola Soffe to be reimbursed in accordance with the grant program requirements.

Grant Application HPBG2023-09

Applicant(s): Allison Poletto and Christopher Caka

Location: 20729 Walnut St.

Requesting: Grant funds for exterior preparation and painting of home.

  • Applicant Presentation
  • Board Comments & Questions
  • Proposed Motion: to issue a Certificate of Appropriateness and recommend to the CRA Board approval of grant funds in the amount of $5,000 to Christopher Caka to be reimbursed in accordance with the grant program requirements.

Discuss Revisions to Façade Improvement Grant Policy and Process


Reports and Updates

  • Chairman
  • Members
  • Staff

Public Comment



Any person requiring a special accommodation at this meeting or hearing because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the City Clerk at (352) 465-8500 at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding.
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