Preservation

2014-2015 CLG Grant Projects

Historic Preservation Commissions (HPC) and Boards are encouraged to apply for grants to help carry out historic preservation activities locally. States are authorized to award 10% of their annual grant from the Historic Preservation Fund to grantees for preservation activities specified in federal laws and regulations. In 2014-2015, the South Dakota State Historic Preservation Office will pass-through $91,087 to communities for the following projects:

The Aberdeen/Brown County Landmarks Commission was awarded a $2,000 grant to supplement the costs to print their annual report and to hold an educational program or workshop, to send select commission members to a state or national preservation conference, and to maintain memberships in state and national preservation organizations.

The Brookings Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $7,292 grant to supplement memberships in state and national preservation organizations; to send select commission members to the 2014 National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference in Savannah, Georgia; to sponsor preservation workshops on the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program, the SD State Property Tax Moratorium, and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation; and to promote local preservation through the Mayor's Awards for 2014.

The Clay County Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $10,100 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to improve maintenance on HPC website and Facebook page, to hold a preservation celebration event in May, to continue work on a county-wide barn survey and publications, to research for a National Register nomination public materials related to Dr. Stainsbury, and research for potential new historic districts in Vermillion.

The Codington County Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $1,355 grant to supplement the costs of a public education workshop and for memberships in state and national preservation organizations as well as for contractural services for the Preservation Commission/Historical Society joint website and telephone service.

The Huron Board of Historic Preservation was awarded a $4,340 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, for public education programs or workshops, for travel to preservation conferences, to develop an interpretive panel in the Campbell Park Historic District.

The Lead Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $2,000 grant to supplement the costs of interpretive and promotional materials for National Register properties.

The Pierre Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $4,000 grant to supplement adding new and maintaining markers and interpretive materials.

The Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $36,000 grant to supplement the costs of conducting a public workshop, holding commission training, and doing a resurvey of the West Boulevard District.

The Sioux Falls Board of Preservation was awarded a $20,000 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to attend training and national conferences, to create walking brochures for East Bank Historic Properties and the Downtown Historic District, to have a booth and workshop at the Sioux Empire Home Show, to present the Mayor's Historic Preservation Awards, and to implement a contract for a written nomination of the Pendar Lane neighborhood to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Spearfish Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $4,000 grant to supplement the cost of phase 1 of a National Register nomination.

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