Historic & Cultural Preservation Board
The Historic and Cultural Preservation Board is required to meet at least once per year on the first Thursday of February to select a chairman and vice chairman of the Board, and the time, manner, and location of meetings thereafter shall be on an as-needed basis as determined by the Community Development Director. The Board shall be familiar with surveys of cultural heritage resources within the City and its sphere of influence, and periodically update and publish results; be familiar with local register of designated cultural resources consistent with the National Register of Historic Places criteria; recommend the designation of cultural resources, including properties, landmark sites, landmark and historic districts to the City Council; adopt prescriptive standards to be used by the board in reviewing applications for permits to construct, change, alter, modify, remodel, remove, or significantly affect any designated cultural resource; recommend to the Community Development Director, Planning Commission and City Council criteria and guidelines for historic preservation; when requested by the City Council, review and comment upon the impact of land use, housing, redevelopment, municipal improvement programs, and other types of planning and programs undertaken by any agency of the City, County, or State, as they relate to the survey results and cultural resources of the community; investigate and make recommendations to the City Council on the use of various federal, state, local, or private funding sources and mechanisms available to promote cultural and historical preservation in the City; approve or disapprove, in whole or in part, and approve with conditions, applications for certificate of appropriateness or certificate of economic hardship; provide the opportunity for direct public participation in all board responsibilities including the surveys and review process; participate in, promote, and conduct public information, educational, and interpretative programs pertaining to cultural resources preservation (such as, but not limited to, the City’s Annual Citrus Harvest Festival); and perform such other functions as may be delegated from time to time to the Historic and Cultural Preservation Board by the City Council. The Board members are required to complete the Form 700 (Statement of Economic Interests Form) annually, and every two (2) years, pursuant to AB1234, complete a two (2) hour minimum ethics training course.
- Pam Bible, Chair
- Colin Childs, Vice Chair
- Lewis Cantrell, Member
- Tony Mauricio, Member
- Patrick Sandford, Member
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.