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HP 302 Preservation Planning > Assignments
Certified Local Government (CLG)
|City Hall, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Questions to consider with reference to two (2) of your
First, examine examples
under reading at Certified Local Governments
1 In your states, how many counties, cities and town governments
have been designated as state CLGs by the SHPO and NPS?
2 Does the state SHPO have a CLG advisory
board? If so, what is its composition? Duties?
Note: All states have preservation "advisory boards" (with varyign names), but not all
have boards for CLG-related activities. Example — Indiana
Historic Preservation Review Board.
3 What are the various positions/titles
of the CLG coordinators (viz.: town planner; town
"selectman"; historic district commission staff, etc.)?
4 Does the state include additional
monies in their grants-in-aid program other than
funding derived from the federal minimum of ten percent (10%) of
its federal annual allocation as per NHPA provisions?
What are their funding/revenue sources
(viz. annual appropriation by the legislature; lottery monies, bonds,
|Country store, Danby, Vermont.
5 What is the
variety of CLG grants awarded to local governments
(viz.: surveying, technical preservation services, planning, conferences,
model ordinances, etc.)?
6 What are any
"special" state grant categories (viz.:
grants for model business; barns, county courthouses, general stores,
etc.)? To the applying/awarded governments have to be a designated
CLG? (How are the funds appropriated?)
7 How does the scope of the funded projects
relate to the state's Preservation