Historical Commission

Agendas & Minutes

All agendas and minutes are located under the Agendas and Minutes tab in Government. Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Meeting Dates

Historical Commission meetings will take place the 1st Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.

Members

Current Members are:

Jane Yeksigian

Doug Green

Mary Schlachter

Responsibilities:

The London Grove Township Historical Commission serves as an advisory capacity for historical preservation information facilitation to the citizens of the Township. The commission shall:

Identify significant architectural, historical, and natural sites in the Township and to maintain a detailed inventory and map(s) of these historic resources including informational data appropriately classified. Create an awareness of the history of the Township from the Native Americans to the present day. Including their cultural, agricultural, business, educational and religious endeavors. Research and record the history of the Township and serve as an advisory resource for owners of historic sites involved with preservation and/or restoration. Prepare appropriate reports for the Board of Supervisors, as well as reports which may be requested by the Board of Supervisors. Cooperate with and advise the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and all Township Officials and Agencies in relation to the preservation and restoration of significant historical structures, sites and natural features including the review of zoning and/or subdivision/land development proposals and building/demolition permit applications which have the potential to impact on historical resources. Consider, promote and with the approval of the Board of Supervisors, to apply for technical and financial assistance from all appropriate local, county, state, federal, and other agencies in the preservation of significant architectural, natural, and historical sites within the Township, and to report all related action to the Board of Supervisors. Prepare and submit a yearly budget to the Board of Supervisors for sums deemed necessary to carry out the objectives. The Historical Commission consist of a minimum of 5 members who must be residents of the Township. They serve a 3 year term. A member may serve on the commission for no more than 2 consecutive 3-year terms. The Historical Commission will hold monthly meetings and submit periodic reports to the Board of Supervisors.

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