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Fire Hydrant Flushing - City Wide

The Collinsville Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant testing throughout the city. For a list of current locations you can visit the Fire Department's Facebook page If your water runs and is a brownish color, this is why. Please just let your water run until it runs clear. We encourage you to not do any white loads of laundry during this time.

HPC - Historic Preservation Commission

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The Collinsville Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is an advisory body to the City on various matters related to historically and architecturally significant properties, structures and areas, significant because of their association with particular persons, events, historical periods, architectural style, or such other criteria of historical or architectural significance. For specific regulations related to Historic Preservation in the City of Collinsville see Zoning Ordinance Section 17.900 - Historic Preservation.

Meetings

The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of the month at the Activity Center located at 10 Gateway Drive.

Membership

Historic Preservation Commission members are appointed to 3-year terms by the Mayor and with the consent of the City Council.

Name Date of Appointment Term Expires
Bill Iseminger, Chairman
February 2019 February 2022
Lois Metzger, Vice Chairman February 2019 February 2022
Lavanda Hines February 2019 February 2022
Linda Rayho April 2010 October 2020
Carolyn Welch February 2019 February 2022
Terry Falline February 2016 October 2020
Trisha Haisler July 2019 July 2022
Bill Judge February 2019  February 2022

 

Historic Preservation Projects and Initiatives

The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for many activities, programs, and projects that contribute to preserving and highlighting the City of Collinsville's historical significance.

 Landmark Status Designation

The Historic Preservation Commission researches, nominates and/or recommends to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating properties or structures having special historic, community, or architectural value as "Landmarks". 

  • View detailed criteria and procedures for Landmark Status Designation. 
  • View a list of current Landmark Status Properties.

Are you interested in having your property designated as a Landmark Status Property? Would you like to nominate a property for Landmark Status designation? Contact the Staff Liaison at the contact information below.

 

Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)

A Certificate of Appropriateness, approved by the Historic Preservation Commission, is required before the issuance of any building permit, moving permit, or demolition permit for any designated Landmark Status property or structure. A Certificate of Appropriateness is required if the building, structure or site will be altered, extended, or repaired in such a manner as to produce a major change in the exterior appearance of such building or structure.

  • View detailed criteria and procedures for Certificates of Appropriateness.  
  • Apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness.

 

Historical Research and Education

The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for conducting research, sharing findings, informing and educating the public concerning the historic and architectural heritage of the City of Collinsville. through publishing print and electronic media, hosting and participating in events which offer educational enrichment related to historic preservation.

 

Daniel Dove (D.D.) Collins House Historic Restoration Project

The D.D. Collins House is a Greek revival home built in 1845. Its architecture is rare, preceding Victorian style architecture. The home was built by Judge Daniel Dove Collins, the first president of the Collinsville Village Board. On September 24, 2016, The Daniel Dove Collins House was presented to the residents of Collinsville after an 18 year restoration process lead in part by the dedicated members of the Historic Preservation Commission.

  • Learn more about the D.D. Collins House.

 

Agendas, Minutes, and Videos

Access agendas, minutes, and videos in our Legislative Information Center. Here you will be able to search the legislation database by keyword, by year, by type, and more by means of an advanced search interface.

 

Contact

For more information about the HPC contact:

Kimberly Caughran - Parks & Recreation Director (Staff Liaison)
Phone618-346-7529 x222     Email: email