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Historic Landmark Preservation Committee
COMPOSITION:  Seven (7) members
TERMS:  3 year terms
CITY DEPARTMENT:   Community Services

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All  members  of  the Historic Landmark Preservation Committee (HLPC),  regardless  of background,  shall  have  a  known  and  demonstrated  interest,  competence,  or knowledge in historic preservation  within  the City.   Consideration will be given  to the following recommended  professions: architecture, planning or other design profession; historian; licensed real estate broker; property owner of a landmark or in a historic district; attorney; or archaeologist or related discipline. The powers of HLPC shall include: 
  • Prepare rules, procedures, reports and specific design guidelines;  
  • Adopt criteria, conduct surveys, maintain inventory and recommend designation of historic, architectural and cultural landmarks;  
  • Prepare rules and procedures, create subcommittees and maintain minutes recording all actions of HLPC; 
  • Make recommendations  for  use  of  funds to promote preservation of landmarks and historic districts;  
  • Approve or disapprove certificates  of  appropriateness;  
  • Prepare and submit annual report to City Council and prepare design guidelines; and 
  • Recommend incentive programs and acquisition of landmark structure.

MEETINGS:  NHLPC shall meet on the first Monday of each month at 4 p.m.   Special meetings may be called at any time by the chair or at the written request of two committee members.

BOARD MEMBERS:

Current Board Members