Historical Commission


  • Fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. In November, the Historical Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month
  • Check the website calendar for upcoming meeting information.
  • Past Virtual Meetings: Visit the City's webcasts website. Scroll to the Archives section, then the Webcasts section. Scroll to find meetings.

Note: The Historical Commission shares a meeting date with the Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) and they alternate between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. start times.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


The five members are appointed by the City Council for three-year terms.

  • Ronald D. Anzalone, Chair (Upcoming Vacancy)
  • Edwin B. Henderson II
  • Jonathan Ross
  • Steve Hicks
  • Vacancy

Staff Liaison

City Council Liaison:


The Historical Commission provides information and advice on historical matters for the city government, develops criteria for the identification of historic buildings and sites, and makes recommendations on recognizing and preserving such structures and sites. The Commission identifies, collects, preserves, and displays the evidence and records of the city's history, and recommends measures for preserving city publications, displays and other materials of historic interest. It also proposes programs and projects involving city history. The Historical Commission advises the City Council, the City Manager, the Planning Commission, the Architectural Advisory Board, and other officials and bodies.