Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission works on historic preservation related matters including inventories of historic properties in Athens, providing comment on historic and architectural compatibility of new and remodeled buildings in our historic districts, and providing guidance to city elected officials and administrators on related items. 


The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. Term length is four years.

The City of Athens is a Certified Local Government for Historic Preservation

Current members
Pamela Callahan November 2020
Keith Chapman (Chair) June 2020
Cyrus Moore June 2020
Guy Philips June 2017
Joanne Prisley June 2019
Mary Anne Reeves June 2017
John Valentour June 2019

City planner Paul Logue provides administrative support to the Commission. 

Minutes from previous meetings are available by clicking HERE

Regular meetings are held on the second Monday of every month at 5:30 PM in the front conference room at the Athens City Building, 8 East Washington Street. Meetings are occasionally canceled or rescheduled due to holidays, lack of quorum, or scheduling conflicts. We advise that anyone interested in attending confirm the meeting with planner Paul Logue at or 740-592-3338.