Kentucky Heritage Council
Kentucky Heritage Council to meet Wednesday in Frankfort

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, July 15, 2014  
Contact Information:  Diane Comer
(502) 564-7005 Ext. 120

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Heritage Council (KHC) will meet at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 16, at Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St., Frankfort. The meeting is open to the public and an agenda will be provided.

Heritage Council members are Stephen L. Collins, Shelbyville, chairman; Helen Dedman, Harrodsburg, vice chairman; Teresa Bailey, Bowling Green; Chris Black, Paducah; Virginia Butler, Maysville; Linda Carroll, Brenda McClanahan, Jennifer Beth Miller and Jenny Stringer, Lexington; Betsy Kuster, Paris; Nana Lampton, Goshen; Judi Patton, Pikeville; Norma Rapier, Bardstown; Kathleen Smith and Bill Weyland, Louisville; and Julie Wagner, Danville.

An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Heritage Council / State Historic Preservation Office is responsible for the identification, protection and preservation of prehistoric resources and historic buildings, sites and cultural resources throughout the Commonwealth, in partnership with other state and federal agencies, local communities and interested citizens. This includes Section 106 Review of federally funded projects; an archaeology component, encompassing education and the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, a partnership between KHC and the University of Kentucky Department of Anthropology; administering state and federal rehabilitation tax credit programs, the Kentucky Main Street Program, and the National Register of Historic Places program in Kentucky; historic sites survey; preservation planning; the Certified Local Government (CLG) Program; and staff support for the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission, Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission and Kentucky Military Heritage Commission.

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