Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission is charged with preserving and enhancing districts, sites and landmarks within the City of Augusta which possess particular historic or architectural significance and represent the essential characteristics of their neighborhoods and the unique legacy which defines this community; and to promote the educational, cultural and economic welfare of the citizens of the City.

The Historic Preservation Commission is a seven-member committee, with members serving for three-year terms. Regular meetings are typically scheduled on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm via Zoom or in Council Chambers at City Center, 16 Cony Street.

  Name    Term Expires 
  Gerald Bumford (Chair)   May 21, 2022
  Stephen Arbour     March 2, 2023
  Linda Conti February 2, 2021
  Jan Doerr   June 2, 2022
  Charles (Chuck) Mahaleris     February 2, 2024
  (VACANT) March 18, 2020
  (VACANT)   February 20, 2023  

The Historic Preservation Commission conducts research about historic buildings throughout the City. If you are interested in learning about the history of your building and would like a Historic Building Plaque, please fill out this application to start the process. Historic Building Plaque Application  

Interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Commission? Please fill out this application form and submit it to the City of Augusta. Committee Membership Application  

City Staff Contact:
Betsy Poulin
City Planner
(207) 626-2365