Preservation

2016-2017 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 Belle Fourche Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $2,000 grant to supplement production of a historical walking tour brochure.

The Brookings Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $19,621 grant to supplement memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to send select commission members to state and national preservation conferences, to promote local preservation through the Mayor's Historic Preservation Event, to host a Bob Yapp workshop on Passive Floor Restoration, and to assist with the University Residential District identification project and the State Preservation Law Education project.

The Clay County Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $9,400 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to send select commission members to state and national preservation conferences, to maintain their HPC website, and to research and publish information on historic properties.

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 $10,435 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to conduct a local history workshop, for travel to preservation conferences, and to produce a walking tour brochure for Campbell Park Historic District.

The Lead Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $2,000 grant to supplement the production of historical walking tour brochures.

The Mitchell Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $1,500 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations and to produce a Historic Commercial District walking tour brochure.

The Pierre Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $10,874 grant to supplement the development of interpretive design plans for the Fort Pierre Chouteau National Historic Landmark (NHL), to produce interpretive materials for Fort Pierre Chouteau NHL, and to produce historic district brochures.

The Rapid City Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $20,000 grant to supplement the costs of a survey of Downtown Rapid City east of Fifth Street and to develop public workshop/training opportunities.

The Sioux Falls Board of Preservation was awarded a $19,000 grant to supplement the costs of memberships in state and national preservation organizations, to attend state and national conferences/training, to develop brochures for historic properties, to sponsor Preservation Month speakers and/or workshops, to develop interpretive materials and historic district identification, and to develop media features on historic downtown and residential historic districts.

The Spearfish Historic Preservation Commission was awarded a $4,000 grant to supplement National Register supply materials for the Homestake Hydro Plant and Jackson Street Historic District and to develop Hydro plant booklets.

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