At a public hearing, the board shall take testimony concerning the nomination and, based on findings of fact, shall make a recommendation to the council as to the designation. The board may decide to:
A. Recommend approval of the designation;
B. Recommend approval of the designation with conditions;
C. Recommend denial of the designation; or
D. Defer the consideration of the nomination to a continued public hearing, if necessary, in order to receive additional information or testimony or take additional time to prepare a recommendation. (Ord. 2322 § 14, 2020; Ord. 2069 § 2 (Exh. B), 2011; Ord. 1635 § 1, 1996; Ord. 1258 § 1, 1987).