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Board Duties
Responsibilities
The Madison Station Historic Preservation Commission shall be authorized to:
  • Preserve and protect buildings, structures, and sites of historic and architectural value in the historic districts designated pursuant to this ordinance
  • Prepare a survey of all property within the City
  • Recommend to the City Council structures, sites, and districts for designation as historic properties or districts
  • Restore and preserve any historic properties acquired by the City
  • Promote acquisition of facade and conservation easements by the City
  • Develop and conduct educational programs on historic projects and districts designated pursuant to this ordinance and on historic preservation subjects
  • Make such investigations and studies of matters relating to historic preservation as the City Council or the commission deems necessary and appropriate for the purposes of this ordinance
  • Apply for funds to carry out the purposes and responsibilities of the commission from municipal, county, state, federal, and private agencies and sources
  • Purchase, sell, contract to purchase, contract to sell, own, encumber, lease, mortgage, and insure real and personal property in carrying out the purposes and responsibilities of the commission, subject to approval of the City Council
  • Investigate, survey, and process nominations of properties to the National Register of Historic Places
  • Investigate, survey, and process applications for certification of historic properties for tax credits for preservation expenditures
  • Contract with other municipal, county, state, federal, and private agencies and organizations to perform historic preservation related functions
  • Exercise such further powers as the commission may deem reasonably necessary and proper to carry out the purposes, responsibilities, and powers of the commission

Contact
For more information, contact the Recording Secretary, Sherri Williams with the Planning Department, at (256) 772-5638


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