Purpose: to establish policies regarding the preservation, protection, enhancement, rehabilitation, reconstruction, maintenance, and use of the Village's historic structures, sites, and landscapes.  Further, the HPC was created to educate Village residents on the importance of historic preservation.

Term: 4 years.

Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Village Hall Board Room (40 E. Center Avenue).

Duties:

  • Review Significant Demolition Permit Applications,
  • Recommend structures for landmark designation,
  • Conduct Advisory Review Conferences,
  • Recommend that a landmark designation be withdrawn,
  • Nominate structures for landmark designation,
  • Issue Certificates of Appropriateness, and
  • Issue Certificates of Economic Hardship.

Members:

  • Steven Kraus, Chairman (Term as Chair expires 4/30/2020 and term as Member expires 4/30/2022)
    Has served the HPC since May, 2018.
  • Cheri Richardson, Vice Chair (Term as Vice Chair expires 4/30/2023)
    Has served the HPC since September, 2014.
  • Paul Bergmann, Member (Term expires 4/30/2023)
    Has served the HPC since September, 2004.
  • Robert Hunter, Member (Term expires on 4/30/2021)
    Has served the HPC since May, 2003.
  • Janie Jerch, Member (Term expires 4/30/2020)
    Has served the HPC since April, 2014.
  • Randolph Liebelt, Member (Term expires 4/30/2023)
    Has served the HPC since June, 2009.
  • Lois Nicol, Member (Term expires 4/30/2022)
    Has served the HPC since May, 2018.

Staff Contact: Glen Cole, Assistant to the Village Administrator (847) 283-6889