The Historic Preservation Commission will meet tomorrow night, June 27, at 7 pm in Rooms 5 and 6 at Plummer Park to discuss the latest iteration of the city’s survey of historic commercial buildings. From the staff report [PDF]:

The Historic Preservation Commission will be receiving its first overview of the draft Commercial Historic Resources Survey document and revised project schedule. The draft survey includes the Historic Context Statement and a list of designated and potential cultural resources. Pending sections include an executive summary, survey results, conclusions, and recommendations. The HPC will provide feedback on the draft survey for staff and the City’s consulting firm of GPA Consulting to incorporate into the final draft. The final draft document will be presented to the HPC at its August 22, 2016 meeting.

There will be three other hearings on the survey:

*HPC Hearing on Final Draft: Mon., Aug. 22, 7 pm, Plummer Park Community Center, Rooms 5-6

*Planning Commission Hearing: Thurs., Sept. 1, 6:30 pm, City Council Chambers, 625 San Vicente

*City Council Hearing: Mon. Sept. 19, 6:30 pm, City Council Chambers, 625 San Vicente

Please note that between now and the next HPC hearing on August 22 is optimal to make suggested changes/additions to the list of properties being considered as historic. Once the final list is finalized, it becomes more difficult to add buildings.

So, please review the draft report and come to the meetings and/or email your comments to the following individuals and make sure to say: PLEASE ENTER THESE COMMENTS INTO THE PUBLIC RECORD.

Send your emails to:

Rachel Dimond,
Antonio Castillo,
Sharita Ellies,