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The City of Walsenburg desires to protect and preserve the City's historic and cultural heritage as embodied in designated historic landmarks and districts, determining the protection and preservation of Walsenburg historic and cultural heritage will:
In order to accomplish its desire the City established a Certified Local Government known as the Walsenburg Historic Preservation Board. [see CRS 29-20-104(1)(c)]
A Certified Local Government is one that has developed a local preservation ordinance which meets standards established by the State Historic Preservation Office and the National Park Service. CLG’s participate in guiding historic preservation actions and planning locally according to nationally recognized standards. They are members of a professional organization promoting historic preservation by responding to the community’s individual needs, developing unique funding opportunities, creating long-range plans with historic preservation as a key element, and by providing a high level of expertise to those who seek their assistance. Certain federal grant programs are available only to CLG’s.
The board consists of five members appointed by majority vote of the Walsenburg City Council. At least 40% of the members shall be professionals in preservation related disciplines, and at least 40% of the members shall be a person who owns property or a business within the municipal limits of the city of Walsenburg.
Ordinance No. 1067 -- An Ordinance Establishing A Certified Local Government CLG To Be Known As A City Of Walsenburg Historic Preservation Board
Ordinance No. 1098 --
Ordinance No. 1100 --
Preservation Nomination Form
What is a Certified Local Government?
Colorado Preservation, Inc. (CPI)