Historic Resources Board Meeting
Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Community Service Center, 118 E. 7th, 3rd Floor Conference Room


Call to Order


Previous Meeting Minutes

Public Comment:


New Business


KVC Sign Permit Application

Preapplication discusion on proposed sign for a business in the Goosetown Historic District at 115 Birch. Note: applicant has been informed the window signs would not be permissible per county sign regulations.

Public Comment:


BPA substation MOA discussion

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) substation and transmission line sale is an adverse effect. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) is being drafted between BPA and the State Historic Preservation Office.  We have been asked about potential mitigation strategies (including local projects) that could be considered.


Adult Education Montana History class

Discussion of Terry LaValley's potential class

Public Comment:


July meeting

Group to discuss meeting in July

Public Comment:


Unfinished Business


Preservation Month Essay Contest

Discuss competition, prizes, and presentation of recognition to winner and teacher


Speaker Series (5.1.7)

Continued planning for 2022 Speaker series events, including:

  • tasks and volunteers for next event(s), including thank you cards and materials to be brought to the event
  • discussion of continuing series into 2023 and start of planning, if needed

Public Comment:


Preservation Booth at Smeltermens Day (5.1.10)

Continued planning for Saturday, August 6, 2022


HRB work plan updates

Work plan task updates and upcoming deadlines:

  • 2.2.2 Semiannual update re: upper-story housing and Downtown TIFD (Foulger)
  • 2.3.1 Semiannual update re: map or targeted list of candidates for adaptive reuse program (Foulger)
  • 3.2.1 Training
    • Montana Historical Society Conference will be held Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 in Red Lodge
    • Design review training with Kate Hampton is planned for Thursday, September 1st. 
    • Are there other topics the group is interested in for this work plan year?
  • 3.27. Quarterly report to SHPO- next (optional) date: July 31 (Hess)
  • 3.3.2 Permit fees- discussion to occur between Planning with an update at an upcoming HRB meeting (Wren)
  • 3.3.3 Reporting re: rehabilitation tax credits and projects in county (Hamming)
  • 3.6.3 Post work plan on adlc.us historic resources page before July 1 (Hess)
  • Semiannual report to Commission for HRB activity (Chair/Vice-Chair) in June or July

Public Comment:



a. Board
b. Public

Public Comment- This is the time for the public to comment on items NOT appearing on the agenda that fall within the board's jurisdiction


Next Meeting

Note: Anaconda's Past, a community speaker series event, will be held Thursday (June 9, 2022) at Noon at 1906 Ogden St.