Historic Landmarks Commission

Overview

​The Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) was established in 1986 with the City’s adoption of a Historic Preservation Program. In 2010, an updated Historic Preservation Plan was adopted by the City and acts as the work plan for the HLC. The commission holds public meetings the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. It also meets as needed to conduct alteration reviews or other business.

Commission roles includes:

  • Advising the Council on matters pertaining to historic sites and structures in Salem
  • Administering the Historic Preservation Ordinance
  • Helping property owners preserve historic structures

The Commission is made up of City residents who volunteer their time and professional expertise to:

  • Review, designate, and encourage the preservation of historic resources
  • Review certain development applications for conformance with the historic preservation code standards and guidelines

Commission members must be residents of Salem or have their business in Salem, and they must have an interest in historic preservation. Additional commission membership requirements include:

  • At least five of the members must meet the United States Secretary of the Interiors Historic Preservation Qualification Standards to the extent that professionals meeting those standards are available in the community. In making such appointments, the mayor should consider the applicants qualifications in the fields of:

    • Archaeology
    • Architectural history
    • Conservation
    • Cultural anthropology
    • Curation
    • Engineering
    • Folklore
    • Historic architecture
    • Historic landscape architecture
    • Historic preservation
    • Historic preservation planning
    • History

 

Authority: SRC Chapter 20C

Number of members: 9

Type of appointment: Mayoral appointment

Length of term: 3 years

Document TitleDateTypeFile Size
10/23/2019historic-preservation-plan-update-sac-agenda-2019-10-23.pdf204 KB
10/23/2019historic-preservation-plan-update-sac-agenda-addendum-a-2019-10-23.pdf5298 KB
10/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-10-17.pdf250 KB
10/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-10-17.pdf5751 KB
10/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-10-17.pdf7856 KB
10/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-c-2019-10-17.pdf1602 KB
9/19/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-09-19.pdf250 KB
9/19/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-09-19.pdf18483 KB
9/19/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-09-19.pdf13455 KB
8/15/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-08-15.pdf608 KB
7/18/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-07-18.pdf728 KB
7/18/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-8b-2019-07-18.pdf115 KB
7/18/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-07-18.pdf4869 KB
7/18/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-07-18.pdf12512 KB
6/20/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-06-20.pdf725 KB
6/20/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-06-20.pdf5384 KB
6/20/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-06-20.pdf2548 KB
5/16/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-05-16.pdf725 KB
5/16/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-05-16.pdf5626 KB
5/16/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-05-16.pdf2865 KB
5/16/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-c-2019-05-16.pdf4126 KB
3/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-03-21.pdf724 KB
3/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-03-21.pdf9812 KB
3/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-03-21.pdf1546 KB
3/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-c-2019-03-21.pdf2711 KB
2/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-02-21.pdf724 KB
2/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-02-21.pdf4510 KB
2/21/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-b-2019-02-21.pdf3483 KB
1/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-2019-01-17.pdf397 KB
1/17/2019historic-landmarks-commission-agenda-addendum-a-2019-01-17.pdf71585 KB
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Title (with link to item)File Size
Historic Landmarks Commission Rules1147 KB
Historic Landmarks Commission Work Plan (2018)523 KB
  
  
  
  
10/18/2019his19-37-decision1552 Court St NE2708 KB
10/14/2019his19-34-decision1868 Court St NE2144 KB
10/9/2019his19-36-decision130 High St SE (aka 508-524 State St)699 KB
10/3/2019his19-33-decision1089 High St SE2862 KB
10/1/2019his19-28-decision1757 Chemeketa St NE4378 KB
9/27/2019his19-26-decision270 17th St NE6828 KB
9/23/2019his19-39-decision1043 High St SE2410 KB
9/20/2019his19-22-decision565 Leffelle St S4398 KB
8/22/2019his19-35-decisionDowntown Lighting - Alleys3117 KB
8/6/2019his19-29-decision260 Liberty St NE5133 KB
7/19/2019his19-31-decision1165 High St SE4140 KB
7/19/2019his19-21-decision120 Commercial St NE8566 KB
7/18/2019his19-27-decision145 Liberty St NE1232 KB
7/18/2019his19-23-decision379-383 State St13865 KB
7/11/2019his19-16-decision1552 Court St NE13302 KB
7/9/2019his19-24-decision190 High St SE (AKA 525 Ferry St SE)9765 KB
7/9/2019his19-25-decision353-367 State St 1113 KB
6/24/2019his19-04mod1-decision1116 Mission St SE4548 KB
6/24/2019his19-20-decision1575 Cottage Street SE2703 KB
6/20/2019his19-11-decision1075 Capitol St NE5304 KB
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Member
Position
Appointment
Term
Term Expires
Andrew J ZimmermanProfessional12/12/20181st12/31/2021
Carroll J CottinghamAt-Large12/11/20171st12/31/2019
Jamie FrenchPreservation Professional,02/14/20171st12/31/2021
Jennifer M TimbrookAt-Large04/09/20151st12/31/2020
Jessica A CurtemanProfessional06/17/2019Partial12/31/2020
Kelly ThomasAt-Large03/12/20191st12/31/2021
Patricia M MulvihillAt-Large09/19/20181st12/31/2019
Russell SchutteProfessional12/12/20161st12/31/2020
Tracy E SchwartzPreservation Professional09/19/20181st12/31/2019
Meetings
Nov. 21
Historic Landmarks Commission5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Public meeting held the third Thursday of every month.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2347

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Dec. 19
Historic Landmarks Commission5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.Council Chambers
555 Liberty ST SE RM 240
Salem OR 97301

Public meeting held the third Thursday of every month.

Agenda: An agenda for this meeting is not yet available.

Phone: 503-540-2347

Learn more

This is an open, public meeting or public hearing at an accessible location. Special accommodations are available, upon request, for persons with disabilities. Services may be requested for sign language interpretation or languages other than English. To request accommodations or services, please call 503-540-2347 at least two business days prior to the meeting.

Contact us

Kimberli FitzgeraldSenior Planner, Historic Preservation OfficerCommunity Development Department
555 Liberty ST SE RM 305
Salem OR 97305
Phone: