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The Clark County Historic Preservation Commission raises awareness of the county’s historic and cultural resources and serves as the county’s primary resource on historic preservation. The commission initiates and maintains the Clark County Historic Register and reviews proposed design changes to registered properties.

The commission has a minimum of five members appointed by the Clark County Council. Members must have demonstrated special interest, experience or knowledge in history, historic preservation, architecture or related disciplines.

 

Meetings

The Historic Preservation Commission typically meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Public Service Center, 6th floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver.

Meetings are being held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public. You can join in person, on the 6th floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98666, or virtually via WebEx. 

How to participate 

The Historic Preservation Commission will accept public testimony regarding any case, project, or property before them for official review. The commission will accept public comment on any other topic at the beginning of the meeting. Each speaker will be limited to three minutes. 

If you would like to speak during the public comment period, you will need to attend in-person or connect to the meeting via your computer/internet or by phone. 

If you would like to provide public testimony or public comment but are not able to participate during the meeting, please send your comments at least two days prior to the hearing to:

Email: historicpreservation@clark.wa.gov
Mail:   Clark County Historic Preservation Commission
             PO Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810

Date Agenda/Minutes Notes/Related Documents Audio/Video

The June 5, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public.

The in-person meeting will be held in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. To attend remotely via Webex, there are two ways to attend the meeting, by computer or phone:

Join by computerMeeting Link
Meeting #: 2486 136 3510
Password: HPCJune (4725863 when dialing from a phone or video system)
Join by phone: 1-408-418-9388  

For detailed instructions on how to join and/or participate in the Webex meeting, please see this handout and this graphic regarding how to make a public comment. When applicable, the agenda for the public hearing portion of the meeting can be viewed here.


April 3 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT


Public Comments from The Historic Trust - JUNE

Public Comments from The Historic Trust - MAY


New Business


Old Business


Commission Announcements/Events

  • Chair/Vice chair election reminders
  • July meeting attendance and schedule
  • WAMA Conference CCHM Event Reminder

Sub-Committee Updates/Announcements

  • Demolition
  • Design Review/Web
  • Outreach
  • CLG grant Project (Ad hoc) – June 28th DAHP Presentation

 

The May 1, 2024, County Historic Preservation Commission meeting has been canceled. 

We hope you can join us for the next regular meeting on June 5, 2024.  Thank you.

The April 3, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public.

The in-person meeting will be held in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. To attend remotely via Webex, there are two ways to attend the meeting, by computer or phone:

Join by computerMeeting Link
Meeting #2486 583 5761
Password: aprilhpc (27745472 from phones and video systems)
Join by phone: 1-408-418-9388  

For detailed instructions on how to join and/or participate in the Webex meeting, please see this handout and this graphic regarding how to make a public comment. When applicable, the agenda for the public hearing portion of the meeting can be viewed here.


February 7 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT

March 6 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT


Public Comments from The Historic Trust


New Business


Old Business


Commission Announcements/Events


Sub-Committee Updates/Announcements

  • Demolition
  • Design Review/Web
  • Outreach
  • CLG Grant Project (Ad Hoc)

 

The March 6, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public.

The in-person meeting will be held in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. To attend remotely via Webex, there are two ways to attend the meeting, by computer or phone:

Join by computerMeeting Link
Meeting #: 2485 491 1369
Password: hpcmar (47262724 from phones and video systems)
Join by phone: 1-408-418-9388  

For detailed instructions on how to join and/or participate in the Webex meeting, please see this handout and this graphic regarding how to make a public comment. When applicable, the agenda for the public hearing portion of the meeting can be viewed here.


February 7 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT


Public Comments from The Historic Trust


New Business


Old Business


Commission Announcements/Events


Sub-Committee Updates/Announcements

  • Demolition
  • Design Review/Web
  • Outreach
  • CLG Grant Project (Ad Hoc)

Video

The February 7, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public.

The in-person meeting will be held in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. To attend remotely via Webex, there are two ways to attend the meeting, by computer or phone:

Join by computerMeeting Link
Meeting #: 2489 904 1695
Password: hpcfeb (472332 from phones and video systems)
Join by phone: 1-408-418-9388  

For detailed instructions on how to join and/or participate in the Webex meeting, please see this handout and this graphic regarding how to make a public comment. When applicable, the agenda for the public hearing portion of the meeting can be viewed here.


January 3 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT


Public Comments from The Historic Trust


New Business


Commission Announcements/Events


Sub-Committee Updates/Announcements

  • Demolition
  • Design Review/Web
  • Outreach
  • CLG Grant Project (Ad Hoc)

Video

The January 3, 2023 Historic Preservation Commission meeting will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options for commissioners, staff, and the public.

The in-person meeting will be held in the 6th Floor Hearing Room, Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. To attend remotely via Webex, there are two ways to attend the meeting, by computer or phone:

Join by computerMeeting Link
Meeting #: 2493 506 7370
Password: hpcjan (472526 from phones and video systems)
Join by phone: 1-408-418-9388  

For detailed instructions on how to join and/or participate in the Webex meeting, please see this handout and this graphic regarding how to make a public comment. When applicable, the agenda for the public hearing portion of the meeting can be viewed here.


December 6 HPC Meeting Notes - DRAFT


Public Comments from The Historic Trust


New Business


Commission Announcements/Events

  • Event Resources (Growing Up in Clark County WA)
  • Anomalies with GIS and DAHP systems

Sub-Committee Updates/Announcements

  • Demolition
  • Design Review/Web
  • Outreach
  • CLG Grant Project (Ad Hoc)

Video