Preservation

2015-2016 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 National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund to grantees for preservation activities specified in federal laws and regulations. In 2015-2016, the South Dakota State Historic Preservation Office will pass-through $99,698 to communities for the following projects:

The Aberdeen/Brown County Landmarks Commission was awarded a $2,700 grant to supplement costs to purchase plaques recognizing preservation efforts of local Deadwood Fund grant recipients and to maintain memberships in state and national preservation organizations.

The Brookings Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $19,720 grant to supplement memberships in state and national preservation organizations; to send select commission members to the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference and possibly to other regional preservation conferences; to sponsor a preservation workshop on self-help for property owners; to promote local preservation through the Mayor's Awards for 2015; to identify historic properties through purchase of plaques for the Brookings Central Residential Historic District; and to provide commission member development training by bringing the NAPC CAMP to Brookings.

The Clay County Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $11,400 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to improve maintenance on HPC website, to develop a GPS-based walking tour, to create district signage, to continue work on publications on rural schools, Dr. Stansbury, University fraternity/sorority houses, and architects.

The Codington County Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $1,170 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 $6,693 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, for public education programs or workshops, for travel to preservation conferences, and to develop historic interpretive signage.

The Lead Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $2,000 grant to supplement the costs of interpretive signage for the Lead Historic District and to maintain memberships in state and national preservation organizations.

The Pierre Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $9,100 grant to supplement developing and maintaining interpretive signage, to send select commission members to a state or national preservation conference, and to maintain memberships in state and national preservation organizations.

The Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $24,200 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, for travel to preservation conferences, to have a booth at the Rapid City home show, and to complete a resurvey of the West Boulevard District.

The Sioux Falls Board of Preservation was awarded a $18,715 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to attend training and national conferences, to create walking brochures for the Downtown Historic District II, to present the Mayor's Historic Preservation Awards, and to hold a seminar/workshop with Bob Yapp.

The Spearfish Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $4,000 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, and to do National Register nomination research for the Homestake Hydro Plant and Jackson Street Historic District.

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