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Heritage Preservation Commission

The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of our heritage. The HPC serves as a resident advisory body to the Minneapolis City Council. They review projects related to the City's landmarks and historic districts. They guide changes to maintain historic character. Updates can be made to adapt places for modern use.

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Established Date:
Feb 1, 1972
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
10
Positions Occupied:
10
Vacant Positions:
0
Membership Description:
The Commission has ten members. Each has an interest, knowledge, ability, or expertise in various areas. They include historic preservation, neighborhood revitalization, archaeology, urban planning, history, or architecture.
Term Limit:
NA
Residency Requirement:
Must be a Minneapolis resident.
Attendance Taken:
Three unexcused and/or six excused absences from regular meetings during a calendar year may result in a termination of membership.
Compensation:
$50 per meeting attended, limit 1 meeting per day and 4 per month
Selection Procedure:
The Commission uses the City's open appointments process. A committee reviews applications and makes recommendations to the full Council.
Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name/Email Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Travis Herr Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2025 Council
2 Kimberly J Sandbulte Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2024 Council
3 Barbara Howard Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2024 Council
4 Paul Mellblom Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2024 Council
5 Ethan Boote Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2024 Mayor
6 Kelly Mastin Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2025 Council
7 Toshihiko T Karato Jan 1, 2024 Dec 31, 2026 Council
8 Kelly V Fischer Jan 1, 2024 Dec 31, 2026 Council
9 Carole Merrill Jan 1, 2024 Dec 31, 2026 Council
10 Marais Bjornberg Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2025 Council
Meeting Schedule:
Two Tuesdays of each month, 4:30 PM, unless otherwise needed
Location:
Room 350, Public Service Center (PSC)
Address:
250 S 4th St, Minneapolis, MN
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Minneapolis, Minn. Code of Ordinances § 599.120
Bylaws:
This link open a new window Heritage Preservation Commission Bylaws
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Nov 4, 2016
Contact Information
Department:
City Clerk
Phone:
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