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 historic districts. 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.

Historic Preservation Commission Applications



   Position Name  Term Exp 
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Bailen, Ann 4/30/2021
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member   4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Graehling, Sherry  4/30/2022
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member   4/30/2020
 Mayor Appointed Position  Chair Cline, Lea 4/30/2023
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Chissell, Georgene 4/30/2023
 Mayor Appointed Position  Member Scharnett, Paul 4/30/2023
   City Staff Simpson, Katie  N/A

 Mayor Appointed Position  Indicates Mayor Appointed Position

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