Historic Preservation Commission

Sheridan County Historic Preservation Plan – April 2022

The Sheridan County Historic Preservation commission enhances and protects Sheridan County’s cultural heritage and preserves the natural environments by partnering with citizens, agencies and organizations to identify, evaluate, protect, educate and encourage stewardship of the county’s cultural resources, while adhering to local, state and federal regulations and policies.

This board is reestablished as of July 2019

(certified local government for county entities) 7 – member board, 2 of whom must be professional in historic or related fields.  Advisory members may be invited to serve for a specified time to lend their expertise in an activity, but may not vote in conduct of business.  County members are appointed to achieve a geographic balance with the County.  Commission established and given Certified Local Government status by National Park Service, which enables application for matching grants and functions as liaison to WY State Historic Preservation Office functions.  Commission submits nominees to BOCC for appointment.

Board Information

Subject: Data:
Board Name Historic Preservation Commission
Term of Board Members Three years
Number of Board Members Seven
Main contact phone number for Board To Be Determined
Main contact email address for Board Email Historic Preservation Commission
Meeting Schedule 2nd Wednesday of July, October, January and April or as called by the Chair
Meeting Location Sheridan County Courthouse Room PMR 210 unless otherwise posted



Board Members

NAME

APPT DATE

TERM EXP DATE

POSITION

TERM

APPOINTED BY

Kathleen Fay

07/2022

06/30/2025

 

1st

Sheridan County

Kristin Campbell

07/2019

06/30/2025

Chairman

1st

Sheridan County

Christine Varah

07/2019

06/30/2026

Treasurer

1st

Sheridan County

Katie Curtiss

07/2019

06/30/2026

Secretary

1st

Sheridan County

Ken Heuermann

10/01/2021

06/30/2025

 

0

Sheridan County

Christina Haworth

07/01/2021

06/30/2027

 

1st

Sheridan County

Carrie Edinger

08/01/2020

06/30/2024

 

2nd

Sheridan County

Kevin Knapp

07/01/2024

06/30/2027

 

 

Sheridan County


The Sheridan County Historic Preservation Commission is one of over 1,000 Certified Local Governments nationwide working to enhance local preservation efforts. The Commission was established by County Resolution on May 4, 1993 and executed by Sheridan County, the City of Sheridan and the Towns of Clearmont, Dayton and Ranchester. The benefit of being a CLG is the ability to apply for matching grants for projects, education and training in preservation. The Commission also reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Goals:

  1. Promote public awareness of historic preservation
  2. Enhance funding opportunities and financial incentives for historic preservation projects
  3. Prioritize inclusion within Sheridan County’s historic preservation program
  4. Strengthen partnerships with existing local, regional, and national organizations to enhance local preservation efforts
  5. Provide appropriate guidance to elected and appointed officials when making development decisions that could affect Sheridan County’s heritage
  6. Strengthen Sheridan County’s existing historic preservation program
Agenda and Minutes

03/13/24 Regular Meeting Agenda      
01/10/24 Regular Meeting Agenda      
12/13/23 Regular Meeting Agenda      
11/08/23 Regular Meeting Agenda      
Agenda