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The second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall - Harvat Hall.

Agendas

Meeting Agenda August 10, 2017

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Staff contact 

Robert Miklo

Origin 

Contact staff

Number of members 

Twelve (four members appointed at-large, plus one member from each historic district)

Appointed by 

City Council

Term 

Three years

Duties 

To conduct studies for the identification and designation of historic districts, historic landmarks and conservation districts. The commission may proceed at its own initiative or upon a petition from any person, group or association. Review and act upon all applications for Certificates of Appropriateness. Cooperate with property owners and city agencies regarding remedy of dangerous conditions. Further the efforts of historic preservation in the city by making recommendations to the City Council and city commissions and boards on preservation issues when appropriate, by encouraging the protection and enhancement of structures with historical, architectural or cultural value, and by encouraging persons and organizations to become involved in preservation activities.

African American historic sites in Iowa City 

Historic Preservation Commission awarded National Park Service Civil Rights Grant

Preserving Black History in Iowa City: Tate Arms and the Iowa Federation Home brochure

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