Historic Review Board

The Historic Review Board, established in 1985, to makes recommendations to the City Council on applications proposing additions, alterations, changes, construction, demolition, or relocation within the historic district and historic landmarks. In addition:

  1. The Board shall grant or deny certificates of appropriateness contingent upon review according to the further provisions of this Article.
  2. The Board shall make recommendations to the City council regarding the designation or re-designation of Resources as historic landmarks or districts, or amendment or removal of such designation(s) and shall determine the preservation priority rating of each Resource subject to this article.
  3. The Board shall make an annual report to the City council on the state of historic preservation in the City and shall include in the report a summary of its activities for the past year and a proposed program for the next year.
  4. The Board shall have the further responsibility of recommending to the City council, planning and zoning commission, and City departments the adoption of policies, the source of funds, and designation of historic districts and historic landmarks that may further the City's preservation effort.

MEETINGS

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Center.  Meetings are subject to change due to holidays or City Council meeting schedule.

AGENDAS AND MINUTES

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.
View the most recent agendas and minutes here.

MEMBERS

Consist of nine (9) members to serve 3-year terms and appointed by the City Council.  Each member shall be either:

  • a resident of the City who is qualified to vote in City elections,
  • or  resident of Gillespie County, Texas, who owns real property located within the City's historic district or which is designated as a historic landmark and who is qualified to vote in Gillespie County elections.

The Board shall include at least one member of the Gillespie County Historical Society or Gillespie County Historical Commission. Not less than two Board members shall reside in or own, a historical landmark or reside in or own property within the historic district. Not less than one Board member shall have a license, degree, or professional experience in the field of architecture, architectural history, history, historic preservation or historic restoration. All Board members shall be persons who, in the opinion of the City Council, have demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the historical preservation of the City, and a reasonable effort shall be made to draw at least 60 percent of the Board members from preservation-related professions as defined by the National Park Service.

Commissioner’s Name

Qualification

Appointment

 Term Expires

 

 Liliana Welliver

Architecture

June 2022 V

 July 2023

 

Jessica Mittel

Member

July 2020

 July 2023

 

Larry Jackson

History

July 2021

 July 2024

 

Joe Salinas

Member

July 2021

 July 2024

 

David Bullion

Lives in Landmark

June 2022

 July 2025

 

Richard Laughlin

Construction

June 2022

 July 2025

 

Amy Slaughter

Design

June 2022

 July 2025

 

Michael McCrea

Owns in District

July 2021 V

 July 2023

 

Sam Childers

Owns in District

June 2022

 July 2025

 

City Attorney

Ex-Officio

 

 

Historic Preservation Officer

Ex-Officio















 
 

Forms and Additional Information


 

Certificate of Appropriateness 
​ 2022 Development Calendar with HRB Deadlines and Meeting Dates
​See archived videos of HRB meetings on the City of Fredericksburg's YouTube Channel