30 July 2005

Preservation workshops in
Mountain View

The John Woolley house, 1876 (photo: Daniella Thompson, 2004)

The California Preservation Foundation and the State Office of Historic Preservation will be holding two August workshops in Mountain View City Hall.

Tune Up Your Historic Preservation Program
Wednesday, 24 August
10:30 am – 4:30 pm

A workshop for historic preservation commissioners, Staff, and the interested community. Topics covered:

Surveys and Local Government: A Context for Best Practice
How to develop surveys and survey strategies that are most useful for local governments.

The Public, CEQA & Historical Resources, or, What to do Before the Wrecking Ball Arrives
CEQA basics and the public role in the CEQA process.

Tune Up Your Preservation Ordinance
Basic elements of an ordinance and how to prepare an ordinance that fits your community.

Preservation Basics
Thursday, 25 August
10:30 am – 5:30 pm

This specially designed workshop will separate fact from fiction, offer best practices, and educate local advocates, government officials, commissioners, and property owners on the benefits of historic preservation. An expert panel will use case studies and examples of successful preservation programs, incentives, and ordinances. You will learn how you can use these availabe tools and develop effective programs in your community.

Workshop location:
Mountain View City Hall
Council Chambers

500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

Additional information and registration details are available on the CPF website.


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