Charleston Historic Preservation Commission

For recent agendas included on the City of Charleston's website click here.


Contact Information: 

​●Deborah Muller
City Clerk City of Charleston
520 Jackson Avenue 
Charleston, IL 61920
​(217) 345-8426
​cityclerk@co.coles.il.us


The Charleston Historic Preservation Commission consists of seven (7) voting members, residents of the City of Charleston, appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Non-voting, ex-officio members may be appoint to the Commission by the Mayor with the recommendation of the Commission Chair. Ex-officio members may serve any number of one-year terms and need not be residents of the City.

The members shall be appointed on the basis of expertise, experience or interest in the area of architectural history, building construction or engineering, finance, historical and architectural preservation, neighborhood associations, or real estate. 
​Current members of the Charleston HPC are:

Bob Bertrand, Chair
Blair Lord, Vice-Chair
Kit Morice, Secretary
Erin Alise Blitz
Giuliana Dongu
​Merry Lichtenberger
​Peter Quinn
Nora Pat Small, Ex-Officio
Matt Madigan, Ex-Officio

Members of the Charleston Historic Preservation Commission