Historic Landmark Preservation Board

The Historic Landmark Preservation Board (HLPB) is responsible for the historic landmark preservation plan and makes recommendations on establishing historic landmark preservation districts in the city limits.  

Members of this board must have knowledge and experience in history, art, architecture, or real estate planning and development and have a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation.


  • 4th Mondays at 4:00 pm
  • Conference Room upstairs at City Hall
  • Open to the public

Agendas & Minutes

View the most recent agenda and minutes. Agendas are available prior to the meetings; minutes are available following approval.


Per the by-laws, the board consists of 7 members who serve two-year terms.  There is no limit to the number of consecutive terms a member can serve.

  • Jay Carriker (3rd term)
    Expires December 2024
  • Charles Cornish (1st term)
    Expires December 2025
  • Tony Crosby (6th term)
    Expires December 2025
  • Travis Keeney (5th term)
    Expires December 2024
  • Rita Louise (4th term)
    Expires December 2025
  • Jonathan McCarty (1st term)
    Expires December 2025
  • Mary Lynn Vassar (8th term)
    Expires December 2025

Staff Liaison:  Lacy Burson, Main Street Manager

There may have been a time when preservation was about saving an old building here or there, but those days are gone. Preservation is in the business of saving communities and the values they embody.

 --Richard Moe, National Trust for Historic Preservation