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Historic Preservation Commission

The Richmond Historic Preservation Commission is established under Indiana Legislative Code 36-7-11; See RCC XV.158

Member

Appointed by:

Term Expires:

Notes:

Ron Hughes
 Mayor 12/31/2016  
Rhonda Irvine
 Mayor 12/31/2018  
Lynne Johnstone
 Mayor 12/31/2017
Philip Krauss
 Mayor 12/31/2017  
Chera LaForge
 Mayor 12/31/2016
Beth Lunsford
 Mayor 12/31/2016  
Ardene Schoeffler
 Mayor 12/31/2018

 


Historic Preservation Commission Mission:

  • To identify buildings, structures, sites, and objects which are architecturally or historically significant within the boundaries of Richmond IN
  • To provide preservation guidelines and plans which help to advise other agencies on matters concerning historic sites and structures
  • To assist and educate the public about Richmond IN's unique heritage

Meetings are open to the public. 

  • Date: Second Monday of every month
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Location: Richmond Council Chambers, 3rd Floor of City Building (50 North 5th Street)

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 Helpful Documents: 

 Ordinance 26-2000: Creation of Historic Preservation Commission
 Ordinance 10-2007: Designation of Richmond as a Preserve America Community
 Ordinance 15-2014: Amend City of Richmond Code for Historic Preservation and Unsafe Building Commissions  
 What is a Conservation District?
 What do the 2001 Interim Report Rankings Mean?   
 Historic Plaque Marker Application
 15 Most Endangered Structures in Richmond  
 Report: Richmond Neighborhood Preservation Plan 
 Report: Impact of Historic Districts on Property Values  
 Brief: Economic Benefits of Preservation  

  

Helpful Web Links: 

 Historic Richmond Today Video Series14 short videos featuring historic properties of Richmond as well as informative how-to                                                                                        segments on restoration and maintenance.  
 Preserve Richmond: Encouraging sustainable development through preservation of historic resources and Richmond heritage
 Morrisson-Reeves Library: Public information and images relating to the history of Richmond and Wayne County
 Earlham College: Online collection of digitized photographs and documents from Earlham College Archives
 Wayne County Historical Museum: Located at 1150 N A Street, Richmond IN
 WayNet: Portal to Wayne County people, events, businesses, organizations, culture, history, etc
 Wayne County GIS Portal: View National Register Districts, as well as Local Conservation Districts  
 Positively Richmond: Working to positively enhance quality of life for the entire region


 

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