Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)

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Historic photo of storefronts in Manitou Springs


The Historic Preservation Commission reviews plans for building in the Historic District for architectural appropriateness and to ensure the proposal meets the City’s Design Guidelines, which are based on the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

Historic District Survey Plan

Click here to view the Historic District Survey Plan Information

Regular Meetings

Regular Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month in City Council Chambers (606 Manitou Avenue) at 6:00 PM.

Meetings are quasi-judicial and are open to the public. Please email the ADA Coordinator at the City Clerk's Office if you need special assistance attending a meeting. You may also call 719-685-2554.

Livestream Meetings

Click this link to view live and recorded meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission.

Agendas & Minutes


Commission Vacancies: 2 Regular Members, 2 Alternate Members
Member Name Position Term Expiration
Douglas Edmundson Chair 03/31/2026
Susan Presti Vice Chair 03/31/2025
Joy Porter Commissioner 03/31/2025
Tammila Wright Commissioner 03/31/2024
Ann Nichols Commissioner 03/31/2025
Bobby Jackson Alternate Commissioner 03/31/2024
John Shada City Council Liaison N/A
Dylan Becker Planner II - Staff Liaison N/A

Apply for Membership

The Commissioners, all appointed by City Council, include 7 regular members and up to 3 alternates. Commissioners serve a three (3) year term. They must be residents of Manitou Springs and cannot be City employees, City Council members, or relatives of either group. Applicants for appointment to the Commission should have an interest or training in fields closely related to historic preservation such as:

  • Archaeology/Cultural Resource Management
  • Architecture
  • Building Trades
  • History
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Planning
  • Real Estate
  • And more!

To apply for an appointment, send an Application for Board Membership, a letter of interest, and a resume and/or statement of qualifications to the City Clerk.

Colored Concrete Information

HPC Submittal Schedules

Historic Subdistricts Map

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