Historic Preservation Commission

The purpose of the Commission shall be to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the City of Montgomery through the preservation and protection of buildings, sites, structures, areas and districts of historic significance and interest; through the preservation and enhancement of local historic, architectural and aesthetic heritage found in the City of Montgomery; through the maintenance of the distinctive character of Montgomery’s historic areas; and through the promotion and enhancement of the City of Montgomery’s historic and aesthetic attraction to tourists and visitors.

Call for Nominations for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards

The HPC wants to know what’s been going on in your neighborhood that you think is good preservation, from new paint schemes to restoration of details to wholesale rehabilitation. Projects must have been completed in 2018 to qualify.  Nominations will be accepted through March 15, 2019.

Preservation Leadership Seminar Registration is Open

Be part of the first class of our 7 week preservation leadership program and learn about Montgomery’s history, historic architecture, and historic preservation issues. Registration is $25 (students with a letter of support from a teacher will be eligible for a fee waiver), a form and registration fee must be submitted to reserve your slot. Download the brochure for topics and registration information. Registration closed March 15, 2019 or when the course is full.

Public Hearings

The Historic Preservation Commission meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Hearings are held at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 103 N. Perry St. (City Hall).

Commission Members

  • Dr. Richard Bailey, Chairman
  • Brian Mann
  • Carole King, Vice-Chairman
  • Douglas McCants
  • Sangernetta Bush
  • Cindy Keeping
  • Walter Bush, Sr.
  • Dr. Dallas Hanbury
  • James Long


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