Historic Preservation Commission *

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The purpose of the Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission is to preserve the quality of life and natural environment of the community, and enhance the economic vitality and diversity of the community through preservation and restoration of historically and/or architecturally significant buildings and sites.

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

9

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Two members and one alternate shall represent professional fields; two members and one alternate shall represent property owners within the Historic Commercial District (also known as the Downtown Historic District); and two members and one alternate shall represent property owners within the West Boulevard Historic District.

RESIDENCY/REGISTERED VOTER REQUIREMENT

Must be a legal resident of Rapid City.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The Commission works to preserve historic buildings and archaeological sites through public education, policy development and advocacy. The Commission conducts surveys of local historic properties, promotes and conducts educational and interpretive programs on historic properties, and recommends ordinances that will promote the preservation and restoration of historic properties and districts in Rapid City.  In summary, the Comission encourages preservation of historically significant features within the community to ensure that a connection to the past remains intact for the future.

MEETING

All meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:45 a.m. in the 3rd Floor West Conference Room of the City/School Administration Center.

MEMBERSHIP

Professional

Carol Evan Saunders - Term Expires - October 2020
David Williams - Alternate - Term Expires - October 2021
Brittany Neiles - Term Expires - October 2022
Downtown
Jenn Johnson  - Term Expires - October 2020
John Riker - Term Expires - October 2021
Chris Wehrle - Alterante - Term Expires - October 2022
West Boulevard
Jeff Drahota - Term Expires - October 2020
Vacant - Alternate - Term Expires - October 2021
Patrick Roseland - Term Expires - October 2022

CITY LIAISON

Sarah Hanzel, Long Range Planner II
Community Planning and Development Services
300 Sixth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
605-394-4120
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FOR MORE INFORMATION

pdf Ordinance No. 6034 (1.49 MB)
pdf Bylaws (38 KB)
pdf Downtown Historic District map (392 KB)  
pdf West Boulevard Historic District map (734 KB)
pdf Historic Preservation 11.1 Review Application (409 KB)
pdf East of 5th Street Architectural Survey (3.56 MB)

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