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LEGAL NOTICE MOYAONE RESERVE HISTORIC DISTRICT CHEVERLY HISTORIC DISTRICT The Moyaone Reserve Historic District, roughly

LEGAL NOTICE MOYAONE RESERVE HISTORIC DISTRICT CHEVERLY HISTORIC DISTRICT The Moyaone Reserve Historic District, roughly

Washington Post (The), Jan 17, 2020

LEGAL NOTICE  MOYAONE RESERVE HISTORIC DISTRICT CHEVERLY HISTORIC DISTRICT  The Moyaone Reserve Historic District, roughly bounded by Bryan Point Road and Piscataway Park on the North; Overlook Drive/Old Landing Road on the West; the southern boundary of Piscataway Park on the South; and Farmington Road W. on the East, in Prince George’s and Charles counties; and  The Cheverly Historic District, roughly bounded by Landover Road on the North; 62nd Place/63rd Ave./63rd Pl./Parkway on the East; John Hanson Highway on the South; and Lake Ave./Belleview Ave. on the West, in Prince George’s County; will be considered by the Governor’s Consulting Committee for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.  The National Register is the official list of historic properties recognized by the Federal government for their significance in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture.  In Maryland, the nomination process is administered by the Maryland Historical Trust.  The meeting will be held at 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032-2023, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Interested parties are welcome to attend this meeting.  Listing in the National Register results in the following for historic properties:  1. Consideration in planning for Federal, federally or state funded, licensed and assisted projects.  Federal and state legislation requires that Federal agencies allow the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and state agencies, including the Maryland Historical Trust, opportunity to comment on all projects affecting historic properties listed in the National Register.  For further information please refer to Section 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 800 and State Finance and Procurement Article, Section 5A-323 et seq. or call the Office of Preservation Services of the Maryland Historical Trust at (410) 697-9535.  2. Eligibility for Federal tax provisions.  If a property is listed in the National Register, certain Federal tax provisions may apply.  The Tax Reform Act of 1986 revises the historic preservation tax incentives authorized by Congress in the Tax Reform Act of 1976, the Revenue Act of 1978, the Tax Treatment Extension Act of 1980, the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, and the Tax Reform Act of 1984, and as of January 1, 1987, provides for a 20 percent investment tax credit with a full adjustment to basis for rehabilitating historic commercial, industrial, and rental residential buildings.  The former 15 percent and 20 percent Investment Tax Credits (ITCs) for rehabilitation of older commercial buildings are combined into a single 10 percent ITC for commercial or industrial buildings built before 1936.  The Tax Treatment Extension Act of 1980 provides Federal tax deductions for charitable contributions for conservation purposes of partial interests in historically important land areas or structures.  Whether these provisions are advantageous to a property owner is dependent upon the particular circumstances of the property and the owner.  Because tax aspects outlined above are complex, individuals should consult legal counsel or the appropriate local Internal Revenue Service office for assistance in determining the tax consequences of the above provisions.  For further information on certification requirements, please refer to 36 CFR 67 or contact the Office of Preservation Services of the Maryland Historical Trust at (410) 697-9535.  3. Eligibility for a Maryland income tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic structures.  For further information on the Maryland Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit program, contact the Office of Preservation Services of the Maryland Historical Trust at (410) 697-9535 or visit mht.maryland.gov/taxCredits.shtml.   4. Consideration of historic values in the decision to issue a surface coal mining permit where coal is located.  In accord with the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, there must be consideration of historic values in the decision to issue a surface coal mining permit where coal is located.  For further information, please refer to 30 CFR 700 et seq.  5. Eligibility to apply for federal and state grants and state low interest loans for historic preservation projects.  To determine the present status of such grants and loans, contact the Office of Preservation Services of the Maryland Historical Trust at (410) 697-9535.  Owners of private properties nominated to the National Register have an opportunity to concur in or object to listing in accord with the National Historic Preservation Act and 36 CFR 60.  Any owner or partial owner of private property who chooses to object to listing may submit to the State Historic Preservation Officer a notarized statement certifying that the party is the sole or partial owner of the private property and objects to the listing.  Each owner or partial owner of private property has one vote regardless of what portion of the property that party owns.  If a majority of private property owners object, a property will not be listed; however, the State Historic Preservation Officer shall submit the nomination to the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places for a determination of eligibility of the property for listing in the National Register.  If the property is determined to be eligible for listing, although not formally listed, Federal agencies will be required to allow the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and state agencies, including the Maryland Historical Trust, an opportunity to comment before the agency may fund, license, or assist a project which will affect the property.  If you choose to object to the listing of your property, the notarized objection must be submitted to Elizabeth Hughes, State Historic Preservation Officer, ATTN:  Peter E. Kurtze, Maryland Historical Trust, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, Maryland 21032-2023 by the date of the meeting given above.  Listing in the National Register does NOT mean that the Federal Government or the State of Maryland wants to acquire the property, place restrictions on the property, or dictate the color or materials used on individual buildings.  Local ordinances or laws establishing restrictive zoning, special design review committees, or review of exterior alterations are not a part of the National Register program.  Listing also does NOT require the owner to preserve or maintain the property or seek approval of the Federal Government or the State of Maryland to alter the property.  Unless the owner applies for and accepts special Federal or state tax, licensing, or funding benefits, the owner can do anything with their property they wish so long as it is permitted by state or local law.  If you wish to comment on whether the property should be nominated to the National Register, please send your comments to Elizabeth Hughes, State Historic Preservation Officer, ATTN: Peter E. Kurtze, before the Governor’s Consulting Committee considers the nomination.  A copy of the nomination, regulations and information on the National Register and Federal and State tax provisions are available from the Trust.  If you have questions about this nomination, please contact Peter E. Kurtze, Administrator, Evaluation and Registration, Maryland Historical Trust at peter.kurtze@maryland.gov or (410) 697-9562.
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