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Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

June 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

The public is always welcome.


Call to Order – Jean Johnson

Roll Call – Kathleen Lee

Approval of May 2023 Minutes

Budget — Treasurer’s Report – Jim Nemeth
Medallions Purchase to “fill in” Lafayette Trail, add the one for Bob Greene and replace the one at Union and Pennington; office supplies approval; t-shirts. Volunteers for a budget committee.

City Council Liaison Report

Old Business
-Property Updates: 562 Girard Street, 1535 Pulaski Highway, others?
-2023 Beautification Awards
-Heritage Properties Markers and Local Landmarks Program under the MHT Certified Local Government (CLG) Application–Forms, etc.
-Historic Havre de Grace Tour for Bulle Rock June 21 (Jim Nemeth)
-Comprehensive Plan Progress–web content added to; see https://havredegracemd.gov/envision-hdg/

New Business
-Chesapeake Gateway Network Grant Status
-JPPM Lab Visit – every Thursday – who can go June 22?
-HPC Membership and Portfolio List

For the Good of the Commission:

● The new Living War Museum at the American Legion Post 47 will be open on weekends to visitors starting June 3. That will be Saturday & Sunday, 1-4pm.

● Historic Swansbury Open House materials from open house.

● The Dove will visit Havre de Grace the weekend of June 23-25. See https://explorehavredegrace.com/event/historic-ship-maryland-dove-visits-havre-de-grace/

● The Ellsworth B. Shank Lecture Series by Bob McGee on the Old Post Road is Thursday, June 15 at the American Legion.

● Preservation Maryland’s annual event is November 2 at The Heron Room at Mill No. 1, 3000 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21211. https://www.preservationmaryland.org/30480-2/

● September 7th: Ellsworth B. Shank Lecture Series with Colleen Webster as Emily Dickinson at the Opera House. Sponsored by the Historic Havre de Grace Foundation and the Greater Havre de Grace Museum Group

● The museum group’s passport program started June 1st. The program was started last summer as a way to encourage museum visitations.

● Matilda O’Neill Run, the Kayak Poker Paddle, on June 24 to Benefit the Harford Land Trust and the American Legion. See https://www.harfordlandtrust.org/events/kayak-poker-run-2023/


June 13, 2023
7:00 pm


City Hall
711 Pennington Ave
Havre de Grace, MD 21078 United States
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(410) 939-1800