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Elgin Heritage Commission updated on Kimball Home


By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 16, 2016

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The commission promotes the preservation of historic and architecturally significant structures and areas. | File photo

The city of Elgin Heritage Commission met Oct. 4 to hear a report on the Nancy Kimball Home.

"Powers and duties relate generally to:

Promoting the preservation of historic and architecturally significant structures and areas

Making recommendations to the City Council for preservation of historic districts

Designating landmarks and issuing certificates of appropriateness through the design review subcommittee."

Here's the meeting's agenda, as provided by the city:


Tuesday, October 4, 2016


City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor North Tower

150 Dexter Court, Elgin, IL 60120


A. Call Meeting to Order and Roll Call

B. Approval of Minutes

1. September 6, 2016 – Elgin Heritage Commission

C. Recognize Persons Present

D. Plaque Applications

a. 1015 Douglas Avenue

b. 31 N. Worth Avenue

E. Old Business

1. Reports from Neighborhood Groups on Heritage Related Activities

2. Mayor’s Initiative

a. Directional Signage, 2017

b. Web Based App

(a) Tour Booklets

(b) Photographs/Audio

F. New Business

1. December Plaque Awards

a. December 6, 2016; 7PM; Elgin History Museum

b. Topics for Speaker:

(i) Nancy Kimball Home – The history and its rehabilitation

c. Plaques to be awarded

(a) Three (Possibly Five) Heritage Commission Plaques

(b) Four Bungalow Plaques

2. Approval of 2017 EHC and DRSC meeting schedule

3. Potential hearing regarding an appeal to the Heritage Commission

G. Other Business

H. Adjournment

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