Madison Station Historic Preservation Commission

The Madison Station Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for promoting the educational, cultural, economic, and general welfare of the residents of the City of Madison through the:

  • Preservation and protection of buildings, sites, structures, areas, and districts of historic significance and interest;
  • Preservation and enhancement of the national, state, and local historic, architectural, archaeological, and aesthetic heritage found in the City of Madison; and
  • Promotion and enhancement of Madison's historic and aesthetic attraction to tourists and visitors by actively participating in Madison Station's revitalization.
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Day: Second Wednesday of every month
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Road, Lower Level Conference Room

Agendas and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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The Commission shall be composed of members who shall have demonstrated training or experience in the fields of history, architecture, architectural history, urban planning, archaeology or law, or who shall be residents of a historic district designed pursuant to that ordinance. Members of the commission shall be bona fide residents of the City of Madison. Not more than one of the members of the commission shall be a public official. Members of the Board are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council.

Name / PositionPlace NumberTerm ExpiresAppointed By
Opie Balch110/27/2024Council
Dennis Vaughn, Historic Liaison210/27/2024Council
Brenda Matthews310/27/2027Council
Charles Nola, Vice-Chair410/27/2025Council
Cindi Sanderson, Chair 
Cindy Sensenberger610/27/2027Council
Gerald Clark710/27/2025Council

Historic Preservation Resources & Forms

General Application Form and Application Submittal Deadline & Meeting Calendar
A General Application requesting a Certificate of Appropriateness from the Madison Station Historic Preservation Commission must be submitted to the Planning Department by the last Wednesday of the month prior to the meeting date. The information to include with your application is listed on the second page of the application form. An incomplete application may cause an approval delay. 

Design Review Guidelines  A color copy can be purchased at the City of Madison Planning Department for $25.

Madison Station Historic District Boundary map

Learn more about the Historic Commission: By-Laws and Regulations 

Learn more about national historic preservation: National Trust for Historic Preservation

Get involved locally: The Madison Station Historical Preservation Society is a citizens group that shares a passion for preserving Madison's history! 

For more information, contact the Planning Department by email or at (256) 772-5630, or email the board at