Preservation Commission

The Preservation Commission is responsible for:

  • Investigating and recommending to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating certain properties as preservation and historic districts
  • Reviewing applications for properties under construction or demolition that reside within designated historic districts

For more information:

Carbondale Historic Preservation Plan
Carbondale Preservation Awards Program
History of Carbondale
Photographs of Historic Places in Town


  • 9 voting members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council
  • Members appoint Chair


  • Three-year term
  • 2/3 of all members must reside within city limits or 1 1/2 miles of city limits

Members of the Preservation Commission are:

Megan Brightharp (Planner)
Jason Sigler (Chair)
Ed Van Awken
Kathy Benedict
Betsy Brown
Kevin P. Clark
Dorothy Ittner
April McCreary
Jordan Wren
Justin Zurlinden






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