Historic Preservation Commission

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 Meeting Times / Details

 Third Thursday of the Month
5:00PM - City Hall Council Chambers

Term Length: 3 Years 
Members: 7
Mayor Appointments: 7
City Code: N/A
Vacancy: No
Contact: 309-434-2226 

The Commission is primarily responsible for issuing certificates of appropriateness. Certificates are required for work being conducted on the exterior of homes in the historic district. The certificate is required to assure any alterations to these structures maintain the historic character of the buildings. Seven (7) people serve on the Historic Preservation Commission. Members of the Commission are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. They serve three (3) year terms that expire on a staggered basis.


   Position Name  Term Exp 
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Bailen, Ann 4/30/2018
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Elterich, John 4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Chair Graehling, Sherry  4/30/2019
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Sturgeon, Levi 4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Vice Chair Cline, Lea 4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Chissell, Georgene 4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Scharnett, Paul 4/30/2020
   City Staff Simpson, Katie  N/A

 Mayor Appointed Position  Indicates Mayor Appointed Position


Eugene D. Funk Grant Information

Harriet Fuller Rust Grant Information