Historic Preservation Commission

Cottonwood Historic Home and Building Tour - Please plan on attending the 3rd Annual Cottonwood Historic Home and Building Tour on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: City Council Chambers, 826 North Main Street

Staff Contact: Charlie Scully, AICP, Long-Range Planner (928) 634-5505

The Historic Preservation Commission is comprised of seven members, at least five of whom shall be residents of the city, and two of whom need not be residents of the city, provided they have substantial ties to the city, such as owning real property, owning a business, being employed within the city limits, or based on other factors deemed relevant by the city council. Commission members serve for terms of three years.

Prospective members should have demonstrated significant interest in and commitment to the field of historic preservation, evidenced either by involvement in a historic preservation organization, employment or volunteer activity in the field of historic preservation, professional experience in real estate or construction activities related to historic preservation, educational background in a related field, or other serious interest in the field. To the extent possible, it is desirable that at least two members have professional experience in the field of architecture, planning, history, archaeology, or construction.

A summary of the powers and duties of the Historic Preservation Commission include the following:
A. Advise the City Council on matters relating to historic preservation, including the making of plans and policies for the identification, evaluation, protection, preservation, and enhancement of historic structures, historic landmarks and historic districts in the City of Cottonwood.
B. Work to iincrease public awareness of the values of historic, cultural, archaeological and architectural preservation, by developing and participating in public education programs.
C. Work with property owners, developers, neighbors, and others to develop and implement procedures and criteria for the protection and enhancement of historic resources.
D. Create a historic preservation plan for the City of Cottonwood, establish criteria and procedures for review of development within historic districts, maintain and update a local historic properties inventory, and review and propose sites and structures for designation as historic landmarks and for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

MembersTerm Expires
Tim ElinskiJan. 8 2017
Christian VernoskyNov. 3 2017
Ryan BigelowNov. 3 2017
Marie PalowodaMar. 6 2019
Glenda FarleyJan. 8 2017
VacantMar. 6 2019

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