Purpose: to establish policies regarding the preservation, protection, enhancement, rehabilitation, reconstruction, maintenance, and use of the Village's historic structures, sites, and landscapes.  Further, the HPC was created to educate Village residents on the importance of historic preservation.

Term: 4 years.

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Board Room (40 E. Center Avenue).

Duties:

  • Review Significant Demolition Permit Applications,
  • Recommend structures for landmark designation,
  • Conduct Advisory Review Conferences,
  • Recommend that a landmark designation be withdrawn,
  • Nominate structures for landmark designation,
  • Issue Certificates of Appropriateness, and
  • Issue Certificates of Economic Hardship.

Members:

  • Janet Nelson, Chairperson (Term as Chair expires 4/30/17 and term as Member expires 4/30/19)
    Has served the HPC since September, 2004.
  • Robert Hunter, Vice Chair (Term as Vice Chair expires on 4/30/17)
    Has served the HPC since May, 2003.
  • Paul Bergmann (Term expires 4/30/19)
    Has served the HPC since September, 2004.
  • Mary Francoeur (Term expires 4/30/18)
    Has served the HPC since September 2012.
  • Janie Jerch (Term expires 4/30/20)
    Has served the HPC since April 2014.
  • Randolph Liebelt (Term expires 4/30/19)
    Has served the HPC since June, 2009.
  • Cheri Richardson (Term expires 4/30/19)
    Has served the HPC since September, 2014.

Staff Contact: Drew Irvin, Village Administrator 847-283-6883.