August 25, 2017

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Historical Commission

ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT (CLG) WORKSHOP

For Immediate Release
August 25, 2017


Media Contact: Jacqulyn Kirkland, 334-230-2690 or jacqulyn.kirkland@ahc.alabama.gov
     
ALABAMA HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CERTIFIED LOCAL GOVERNMENT (CLG) WORKSHOP

The Alabama Historical Commission (AHC) and the City of Opelika Historic Preservation Commission will host a workshop for local historic preservation commission members and staff on September 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Southerly Warehouse.

Communities interested in setting up a local preservation commission are also welcome to attend.

Participants will learn about listing properties on the National Register and Alabama Register, tax credit incentives available for certified rehabilitations, powers and duties of local historic preservation commissions, and grants available through the CLG program.

The event is free, however, participants must register by emailing Mary Shell of the AHC at mary.shell@ahc.alabama.gov.

Download the workshop flyer and agenda at http://ahc.alabama.gov/CLG_PDFs/Opelika_CLGWorkshop2017.pdf

To learn more about the Alabama Historical Commission and the CLG program visit http://ahc.alabama.gov/CLG.aspx

About the Alabama Historical Commission
Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama‚Äôs historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit ahc.alabama.gov    
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