Heritage Committee

Members of the Heritage Committee advise City Council and design review authority on matters pertaining to historic preservation in the City, including evaluation of alterations to historic structures, requests to place structures on the Historic Register, and recommendations of properties for Mills Act contracts. Members of the Heritage Committee serve two-year terms.

The Heritage Committee generally meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 505 Forest Avenue. See the City Calendar for our next meeting date.  The monthly meeting dates are also posted here

Click here to email the Heritage Committee staff liaison, Wendy Jung, Senior Planner. Click here to email the Heritage Committee members.

 Name Term Email Address
Clark Collins 
3/31/23  clark@collinsone.net
Paula Dumas
3/31/23  pkdumas@yahoo.com
Linda Morgenlander 
Scott Sumner (Chair)
Dan Rosenthal 3/31/22  drosenthal@sopraffina.com 

Historic Preservation

The purpose is to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare by providing for the identification, protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use of improvements, buildings and their settings, structures, objects, monuments, sites, places, and areas within the city that reflect special elements of the city’s architectural, artistic, cultural, engineering, aesthetic, historical, political, social, and other heritage to achieve the following objectives: 

  • Safeguard the heritage of the city by providing for the protection of historic resources representing significant elements of its history.
  • Enhance the visual character of the city by encouraging the preservation of those buildings which make a significant contribution to the older neighborhoods of the city particularly to the designated historic register structures reflecting.
  • Unique and established architectural traditions; Foster public appreciation of and civic pride in the beauty of the city and the accomplishments of its past.
  • Strengthen the economy of the city by protecting and enhancing the city’s attractions to residents, tourists and visitors.
  • Promote the private and public use of historic resources for the education, prosperity and general welfare of the people.
  • Stabilize and improve property values within the city.

Properties Listed as Historic Resources

Additional Historic Preservation Links:
Historic Preservation Program Update

 Historic Preservation Program Update - ND