Historic Preservation Board (HPAB)
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Board shall recommend designation, regulation, and administration of aesthetic, archaeological, architectural, cultural, historical, and paleontological resources within the City. Make recommendations to the City Commission for adoption or amendment to rules and procedures reasonably necessary and appropriate for the proper administration and enforcement of the provisions of this section. Recommend designation of individual sites, and districts, archaeological and paleontological zones to the City Commission, issuance or denial of special certificates of appropriateness and certificates to dig to the City Commission. Establish, maintain, and update guidelines for preservation and criteria for the issuance by
*The Board shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the City Commission. The City Commission should attempt to appoint persons with education, experience, training, and interest in the fields of archaeology, architecture, art, history, law, urban planning, natural history, and real estate or other individuals with related backgrounds or from the business, financial, and other segments of the community who, by virtue of their profession, business, or other ties to the city have demonstrated a concern and interest in historic preservation within the city.