Historic Preservation Commission

Meetings


  • 2nd Wednesday of each month
  • 4 p.m.
  • City Hall
    Council Chambers
    57 N Liberty Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.  Use the link to the left to view agendas or minutes.

Members


Seat 1:  Larry Jackson
            Term expires: December 31, 2022


Seat 2: Suzanne Wright - Vice Chairperson
            Term expires: December 31, 2022

Seat 3: Dr. Stephen Gibson - Chairperson
            Term expires: December 31, 2022

Seat 4: Dr. Michael T. Garrett
           Term expires December 31, 2022
             
Seat 5: Tim Hoffman - Secretary

            Term expires: December 31, 2020

Seat 6: Chris Myers
            Term expires: December 31, 2022

Seat 7: VACANT

Councilwoman Laurie Marchini - M&CC ex officio - Voting member

Overview

Historic Preservation Commission is an eight-member Commission, including one City Council member. A majority of the members shall be residents of the City of Cumberland. Nonresident appointees must possess professional or academic qualifications. Each member shall possess a demonstrated special interest, specific knowledge, or professional or academic training in related fields including but not limited to:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architectural history
  • Architecture
  • Conservation
  • Curation
  • Historic preservation
  • History
  • Landscape architecture
  • Planning
  • Urban design
At least 2 members shall possess professional or academic training in 1 or more of the above listed fields. The commission oversees the monitoring and development of Cumberland's locally zoned historic district, the Canal Place Preservation District and other duties as defined in Ordinance 3208.