Historic Preservation Commission

  • No. of Members: 7 
  • Length of Term: 2 yrs. 
  • Appointed By: City Council 
  • Regular Meeting Day: 2nd Wednesday. 
  • Meeting Time: 4:00 p.m. (if special meeting is needed, will be conducted on the 4th Monday at 4:00 p.m.) 
  • Meeting Location: Council Chamber 
  • Duties/Purpose: Adopt rules and procedures; adopt identification criteria and rules for delineation of historic district boundaries; conduct and administer historic resource surveys; recommend designation of districts and landmarks; establish committees as needed; produce and distribute minutes of meetings; develop public outreach/education/awareness programs; approve/disapprove certificates of appropriateness; provide design and other reasonable forms of advice to owners and tenants of historic properties in the certificate of appropriateness review process; recommend acquisition of endangered historic resources to the City Council; submit an annual report to City Council; prepare and promote design guidelines for landmarks/districts.  Membership is reserved for an architect, a member of a local Historical Society, a member of the Main Street Advisory Board; an owner of or resident or tenant in a landmark property or property in a Historic District; and three at large members.

Current MembersTerm
Jennifer Long9/15/2020 – 6/30/2022
Matt Coyle (At-large, historic)7/02/2020 – 6/30/2022
Ryan Matthews  (Historic Property)1/11/2021– 6/30/2022
Glee Emmite (Main Street)7/01/2019 – 6/30/2021
Laura Caffey (architect)7/01/2019 – 6/30/2021
Linda Vandiver  (Historical Society)    7/02/2020 – 6/30/2022
Chris Dux (historic property)                           8/10/2019 – 6/30/2021

Council LiaisonLinda Knox
Staff LiaisonCheri Bedford