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Historical Preservation Commission

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Regularly Scheduled Meeting - Fourth Tuesday of odd months at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers

The Historic Preservation Commission has been created by the Common Council for the purpose of advising the Council in all matters regarding historic preservation in the City of Kingman.


1. Establish a city-wide policy for preservation and restoration of archeological, historical sites and properties located in                the City for the purpose of preserving the heritage of the City of Kingman.

2. Adopt criteria consistent with the National Register of Historic Places for the identification of historic districts.

3. Prepare or cause to be prepared a comprehensive inventory of historic buildings and districts in the City of Kingman.

4. Increase public awareness of the value of historic, architectural, archeological and cultural preservation by developing and        participating in public information programs.

5. Make known to the owners of historic properties and the public, standards for architectural review and assist the Planning        and Zoning Commission in design review of preservation projects.

6. Evaluate and comment upon decisions by other public agencies affecting the physical development and land use patterns        in historic districts, as appropriate.

7. Any other functions which may be designated by resolution or motion of the Council.

8. Prepare a written report of commission activities that is provided to the Mayor and Common Council and the State Historic      Preservation Officer, and is available to the public.  This report shall be submitted annually.  Other reports, as the Council or        Commission deem necessary, may be periodically submitted.

Board Members:

  • Dan Messersmith - Chairman
  • Jacqui Huntoon - Vice-Chair
  • Paul DeNubilo
  • Scott Dunton
  • Nikki Seegers
  • Rhiannon Turley
  • Mike Blair

Council Liaison:       Councilman Travis Lingenfelter

Information regarding the Historic Preservation Commission can be obtained from:

Bill Shilling
Planning and Economic Development Department
310 N. Fourth St.
Kingman, Az 86401
(928) 753-8130