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The Michigan State Historic Preservation Review Board is established in state law under Executive Order 2007-53, and in federal law under National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.
Members of the Review Board are appointed by the Governor, and is composed of professionals in the fields of architecture, American history, architectural history, cultural geography, prehistoric and historic archaeology, historic preservation, and related disciplines.
The Board reviews and approves each National Register nomination prior to submission to the Keeper of the National Register; has appellate jurisdiction under the Local Historic Districts Act, as amended, and provides general advice, guidance, and professional recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Office on matters related to historic preservation.
Review Board meetings typically are held triannually (January, May, and September). Board agendas are located on the Meeting Agendas and Meeting Materials web page, below. Minutes of the Board are located on the Meeting Minutes web page.
At the January 29, 2021, meeting of the State Historic Preservation Review Board, the following meeting dates were adopted:
Meeting dates for the current calendar year and the following January are adopted at the first meeting of the Review Board every calendar year, typically January.
Agendas and nominations scheduled for review are posted to the Board's Agenda and Meeting Materials pages below.
Questions for the Review Board may be directed to email@example.com, or 517-335-9840. Due to COVID-19 and staff working from home, email is the most effective form of communication at this time.
The State Historic Preservation Review Board will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, September 24 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Open Meetings Act requires that board members meet in person for this meeting, and the meeting is open to the public. However, recognizing that members of the public may prefer not to gather, this meeting will also be livestreamed using Zoom. Members of the public may make public comment during the appropriate time on the agenda either in person or virtually to address the board.
The agenda for the meeting may be found here.
Members of the public may attend this meeting in person or virtually. The meeting will take place at the MEDC Building, 300 North Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48913. Metered parking is available on the street in front of the building and in paid garages nearby. All attendees will be required to wear a mask while in the MEDC Building regardless of vacinnation status. Chairs in the meeting room will be spaced to allow appropriate distance between them. You will have the option - but not be required - to sign in upon arrival.
You may also attend the meeting virtually using Zoom, or by dialing in by telephone. For instructions on how to attend the meeting virtually, click this link.