Historic Preservation Commission


To promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public of the City through the preservation and protection of buildings, sites, monuments, structures, and areas of historic importance or interest within the City; to protect and preserve the heritage of the City by preserving and regulating historic landmarks, properties, and districts which reflect the elements of the City’s cultural, social, economic, political, archaeological, and architectural history; to preserve and enhance the environmental quality of the City’s neighborhoods; to establish and improve property values; and to foster economic development.

Member Structure & Organization

The Historic Preservation Commission consists of nine (9) members who serve without pay. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council for three-year terms. Members of the Commission must be residents of Latah or Whitman Counties with a demonstrated interest in the historical and architectural development of the City. They are appointed with due regard to the proper representation of such fields as Archaeology, Architectural History, Architecture, Engineering, History, Landscape Architecture, Law and Urban Planning. High School students may apply for the Commission as a non-voting member and serve a one-year term which may be renewed. One Council member serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Commission. Additional information may be found in Moscow City Code Title 03, Chapter 10. To apply for the Commission please complete an application and contact the Commission's Staff Liaison for questions.

Regular Meetings

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of every month
  • 504 S. Washington Street
    Haddock Building
    Moscow, ID 83843

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Nels Reese, Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Laurabeth Landis, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Cynthia King, Secretary
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Renee Magee
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Ron Meeuf
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023

  • Jared Norman
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Jack Porter
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Steve Taylor
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Alexandra Tong
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025