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CAMP- Commission Mentoring and Assistance Program

April 11, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Town of Magnolia Springs in Baldwin County is hosting a CAMP- Commission Mentoring and Assistance Program – workshop on April 11.  The workshop is sponsored by a Certified Local Government grant and provided by the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions.  I have attached information on the program, registration, and speakers.  These workshops are an excellent training opportunity for your local preservation commission members and staff.  The speakers offer information based on Alabama’s preservation laws and bring a variety of expertise on preservation issues and concerns.  Registration is open to CLGs and other communities with an interest in establishing a local preservation commission.

Local Historic Preservation Commission Training
Magnolia Springs, Alabama
April 11, 2014
Community Association Building

Corner of State Road 49 and Oak Street in Heart of Magnolia Springs


  • Preservation Law
  • Commission Ethics
  • Identification and Designation of Historic Resources
  • Standards and Guidelines for Design Review
  • Demolition by Neglect
  • Hands-On Design Review Exercise


Pratt Cassity is Director of The Center for Community Design and Preservation in the College of Environment and Design at the University of Georgia.  He is a native of Mobile.

Dan Becker is currently Manager of the Long Range Planning Division for the Raleigh, NC Department of City Planning. He also served as Executive Director of the Raleigh Historic Districts Commission from 1986-2011.

Will Cook is an associate general counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. His primary area of responsibility includes litigation advocacy on behalf of the National Trust in courts across the United States.

Registration Fee of $35 covers workshop, morning snacks, lunch, afternoon snacks, and workshop materials.  Make checks out to the Town of Magnolia Springs.  Send registration fee, name of participant, community or organization they represent, and their contact information including address, phone number and email address to:

Karen Biel, City Clerk
Town of Magnolia Springs
PO Box 890
Magnolia Springs AL 36555
FAX 965-9889

 Attendance at this training will meet annual CLG training requirements.

The activity that is the subject of this workshop has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

 Lodging Suggestions

Magnolia Springs Bed and Breakfast is only local lodging option.  It is in walking distance of meeting site in a beautiful historic house with an exceptional breakfast.  Call proprietor, David Worthington, for special rates for meeting participants at 251-965-7321.

The area is full of all major hotels and motels and you may want to check their current reviews on-line, but below are a few suggestions:


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Foley
3155 Abbey Lane
Foley, Alabama 36535

1504 South McKenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535

Fairhope/Point Clear

Hampton Inn Fairhope-Mobile Bay
23 N Section St
Fairhope, AL, 36532

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club and Spa
One Grand Boulevard
Point Clear, AL 36564


April 11, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Magnolia Springs
Magnolia Springs, AL 36555 United States + Google Map