Preservation Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of each month 
  • Carbondale Civic Center
    200 S. Illinois Avenue
    Room 103
    Carbondale, IL 62901

Meetings and changes to this schedule will be made per the Carbondale Revised Code and the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

Agendas and Minutes

View Agendas and Minutes of the Preservation Commission.


  • Bruce Ashby
  • Tony Bittle
  • Betsy Brown
  • Peg Falcone
  • Thomas Grant
  • Ann Norris-Price
  • Brian K. Rhodes
  • Ginger Rye-Sanders (ex-officio)
  • Geoff Young
  • Justin Zurlinden
  • Preservation Commission
  • Ashley Gibson (Staff Liaison) (618) 457-3258


The Preservation Commission is responsible for the following:

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


  • Members appoint the chair
  • Two-thirds of all members must reside within City limits or 1 1/2 miles of City limits.
  • Nine voting members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council

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