Historic New Smyrna Beach Preservation Commission

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Composition

The Commission is composed of seven members who serve three-year terms, must be residents of the City and, if possible, be professionals in the fields of:

  • anthropology;
  • architecture;
  • archaeology;
  • cultural geography;
  • history;
  • urban planning; or
  • American studies.

Lay persons with special interest, experience, or knowledge in any of these fields may make up the balance.  The City Commission requests nominations from the Southeast Volusia Historical Society.

Duties

The Commission recommends designation of historic districts, landmarks, and sites; advises on historic preservation; coordinates the City's preservation work with Federal, State, and County governments and other City Departments.

Meetings

Meetings are held as required in the City Hall Commission Chambers (210 Sams Avenue).

Members of the Historic New Smyrna Beach Preservation Commission

  • Lianne Bennett (Chair)
  • Marvin Owens (Vice Chair)
  • Kay Matheny
  • Virginia Schow
  • Dr. Harriet Winkour
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