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DOTHAN REGIONAL PRESERVATION WORKSHOP

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

July 26 @ 9:00 am4:15 pm

Free

DOTHAN REGIONAL PRESERVATION WORKSHOP
CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT TRAINING
DOTHAN OPERA HOUSE
126 NORTH SAINT ANDREWS STREET
JULY 26, 2017

WELCOME AND OVERVIEW OF AHC
Lisa D. Jones, AHC Executive Director, or her designee
9:00 to 9:10 am
Description of state and national programs managed by Alabama Historical Commission.

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Collier Neeley, AHC National Register Coordinator
9:10 to 9:55 am
Overview of how to list properties on the National Register of Historic Places with a focus on historic district designations.

AHC GIS DATABASE MAPPING PROJECT
Eric Sipes, AHC Senior Archaeologist
9:55 am to 10:25 am
Learn about AHC progress to map and digitize information on Alabama’s historic properties and see examples of existing city websites with local district information in various formats.

BREAK
10:25 to 10:35 am

STATE REGISTER PROGRAMS / HISTORICAL MARKERS
Hannah Garmon, AHC Alabama Register and Cemetery Register Programs Coordinator
10:35 to 11:20 am
Overview of how to list properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage and Alabama Cemetery Register and process to order historical markers.

Lunch Break
11:30 to 1:30 pm
Break for lunch on your own and tour of local project.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Mary Shell, AHC Preservation Planner
1:30 to 1:50 pm
Making a case for the economic benefits of rehabilitating historic properties.

FEDERAL & STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION TAX INCENTIVES
Chloe Mercer, AHC Tax Credit Program Coordinator
1:50 to 2:20 pm
Overview of the federal and state rehabilitation tax credit programs with examples of successful projects.

PROTECTING LOCAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS AND DISTRICTS
Mary Shell, AHC Preservation Planner
2:20 to 3:00 pm
Overview of requirements to set up municipal Historic Preservation Commission/Architectural Review Board and the process to request designation of local historic districts by city council.

Afternoon Break
3:00 to 3:15 pm

ENFORCING LOCAL REGULATIONS
Anthony Vallone, Planner with City of Dothan Planning Department
3:15 to 3:45 pm
Description of local design review process to protect designated historic districts.

CLG GRANT REQUIREMENTS
Tryon McLaney, AHC Grants Manager3:45 to 4:15 pm
Overview of CLG grant program, eligible activities, and grant reporting requirements.

Details

Date:
July 26
Time:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Alabama Historical Commission
Email:
mary.shell@ahc.alabama.gov

Venue

Dothan Opera House
126 N. Saint Andrews Street
Dothan, AL United States
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