Note: In November, the meeting is held on the third Thursday of the month because the regular meeting date is a holiday. 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.
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.