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Certified Local Government Grants Awarded

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program - Tuesday, March 10, 2020

 

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program(AHPP) announces recipients ofthe 2020 Certified Local Government (CLG) Grants.This year, AHPP will be awarding $104,554.30 in a ceremony on June 23 at the Arkansas Heritage headquarters in Little Rock. Participating CLG programs slated for grant awards are:Conway (Faulkner County)- $24,630, for consultant’s services for research and writing on a historic buildings-related public art installation project and a resurvey of the Asa P. Robinson National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Historic District ($4,966 match).El Dorado (Union County)- $6,548.80, for a preservation officer’s salary, preservation organization memberships and training-related travel for HDC commissioners and staff ($2,000 match).Eureka Springs (Carroll County)- $15,215, for training-related travel for staff and Historic District Commissioners (HDC), an informational brochure and digitization and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) based web access to records and information related to the NRHPlisted in the Eureka Springs Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery ($5,650 match).Fairfield Bay (Cleburne and Van Buren counties)- Up to $15,871, for training-related travel expenses of staff and commissioners, a stipend for the historic preservation officer, development of scanning/high resolution photographs of petroglyphs by the University of Arkansas Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies and development of public education materials, web content, and a website for dissemination of information on the petroglyphs at the NRHP-listed Edgemont Shelter.Fayetteville (Washington County)- $790, for training-related travel expenses of staff and commissioners.

Hot Springs (Garland County)- $400, for training-related travel expenses of staff and commissioners.Little Rock (Pulaski County)- $28,600, for funding of a NRHP nomination of the Broadmoor subdivision, as well as a historic resource survey, collection of oral histories, and context development for the University Park neighborhood, and a historic resource survey for the Palisades area, along with attendance at training opportunities for staff and commissioners ($18,500 match). Pine Bluff (Jefferson County)- $500, for training-related travel expenses of staff and commissioners.Russellville (Pope County)- $12,000, for a historic resources survey of the Old Town neighborhood proposed historic district.

Grant funding comes from the federal Historic Preservation Fund, of which AHPP must subgrant at least 10% of its annual federal appropriation to CLGs each year. These CLG pass-through grants can be used for a variety of local historic preservation projects, including architectural surveys of historic sites or districts, preparation of nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, development of educational materials for historic property owners, and rehabilitation of local historic structures. CLG grants are often used to provide training and support to local historic district commissions.

The Certified Local Government (CLG) program represents a partnership between the National Park Service (NPS), the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) and local governments (Arkansas cities and counties) to preserve historic resources at the local level. An Arkansas city or county is eligible to participate in the CLG program if it has appointed a Historic District Commission (HDC) and has passed a local preservation ordinance designating one or more local historic districts, according to applicable state law. To date, 21 Arkansas cities currently participate in the Certified Local Government program.They are Batesville, Benton, Blytheville, Conway, Dumas, El Dorado, Eureka Springs, Fairfield Bay,  Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Helena-West Helena, Hot Springs, Little Rock, Morrilton, North Little Rock, Osceola, Pine Bluff, Rogers, Russellville, Texarkana, and Van Buren.

For more information about the CLG Grant Program please contactthe Certified Local Government Coordinator at 501-324-9150.

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) is an agency of Arkansas Heritage. AHPP is responsible for identifying, evaluating, registering and preserving the state’s cultural resources. Other divisions are the Arkansas Arts Council, the Delta Cultural Center in Helena, the Old State House Museum, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, the Historic Arkansas Museum and the Arkansas State Archives. Arkansas Heritage is a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.

Photo of home representing district by Valis55

 

 

 



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