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 City of Athens is a Certified Local Government for Historic Preservation


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

Current members

Pamela Callahan
November 2020
Keith Chapman (Chair)
June 2020
Richard VedderJune 2019
Cyrus Moore
June 2020
Guy Philips
June 2021
Mary Anne Reeves
June 2021
John Valentour
June 2019
Paul Logue (City Planner)
Provides administrative support to the commission



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  plogue@ci.athens.oh.us or 740-592-3338.

Minutes from previous meetings are available by clicking http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/AgendaCenter