Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission


Regular meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Development building, 215 D Street 


  • Garry Bush (Chair)
  • Michelle Bly (Vice Chair)
  • Diana Ames
  • Patti Brockman
  • Greg Follett
  • Bret Gile
  • Dennis Ohrtman 
  • Vikky Ross
  • Patrick Showers
  • Cari Miller, Council Liaison

Orchid Awards

Orchid Awards are presented in the summer of each year to honor the actions of those individuals and businesses who invest both their financial and intellectual capital to preserve our community‚Äôs heritage.  For 2018 an event was held on September 15th, to honor the award winners who have made positive contributions to historic preservation. 

This link will take you to the photographs taken of award ceremony: Award Ceremony Photographs

The Carnegie Library is on the National Register of Historic Places

The Carnegie Library nomination to the National Register of Historic Places and Sites has been approved June 13, 2018.  The Carnegie Library was built in 1904 and located in the northern section of Pioneer Park. Next steps are to look for funding that can help with it's rehabilitation using grants and local private partnerships.  Congratulations to all those who were involved with this prestigious nomination. 

Here is the link to the Carnegie Library Nomination.