Historic Preservation Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  • Stephanie Keep
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Donald Corey
    Term Expires: 2025
  • John Linz, Chair
    Term Expires: 2023
  • Edward Pierce, Select Board Liaison
  • Vacancy 2020
  • Jessie McAleer
    Term Expires: 2024
  • David Goldbaum
    Term Expires: 2024

Overview

Purpose

The purposes of the Historic Preservation Commission are the preservation, protection, development, and management of Bedford's historical, archaeological, and cultural assets. The commission may initiate contracts, accept gifts and contributions of historical and cultural significance subject to Town Meeting approval, and hold public hearings relevant to the furtherance of its mission.

Responsibilities

The HPC also has jurisdiction over the Demolition Delay By-Law. If a building or structure was built on or before January 1, 1943, or if the building's age is unknown, a short application must be filled out and will be forwarded to the HPC to determine whether the building is historically significant.