Historic Preservation Commission
Historic Preservation Commission Historical Scrapbook
The Historic Commission helped establish the first community garden location at the Crawford House. Our coordinator is Denise Catalano. If you are interested in volunteering or participating, please contact Denise Catalano. (More information can be found on the Community Gardens section of the Community tab.)
The Historic Preservation Commission was formed in 1990, in response to concerns about preserving the heritage of our borough. The commission consists of 7 volunteer members appointed by the mayor, and meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at Borough Hall.
The commission's primary role is advisory to the Planning Board. In the event of an application involving an historic structure or property, the Historic Preservation Commission submits a report analyzing the impact of the proposal to the property in question, and the appropriateness of the proposal in light of the property's historic significance. The Commission uses codified Architectural Design Guidelines as a basis for determining appropriateness, and relies on a consultant for architectural expertise. More....