Historic Preservation Commission

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For additional Historic Preservation and Brighton City Museum information, please click here. 

Brighton Historic Preservation Commission Meetings

Agendas and Minutes:

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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The goals of the Brighton Historic Preservation Commission are to:

  • designate, preserve, protect, enhance, and perpetuate those sites, structures, objects, and districts of the City;
  • foster civic pride in the beauty of the past;
  • stabilize the economic vitality of such sites;
  • enhance the City’s attraction to tourist and visitors;
  • promote the use of outstanding historic or architectural sites;
  • cooperate with state and federal historic preservation efforts; and,
  • maintain Certified Local Government (CLG) standards.

Commission Responsibilities: 

The Brighton Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for: 

  • reviewing resources designating historic sites and making decisions on alterations to historic sites
  • assisting owners of historic properties on physical or financial aspects of historic preservation
  • developing and assisting in public education programs focused on historic preservation
  • maintain Certified Local Government (CLG) status


  • ToniJean Kile - Chair
  • Mardita Murphy - Vice-Chair
  • Dick Hodge
  • Jo Elizabeth Pinto
  • Valerie Cooper
  • Amber Robbins
  • Vacant
  • Katherine (Kat) Lewis - Alternate
  • Vacant - Alternate
  • Chris Fiedler - City Council Representative 
  • Ann Taddeo - City Council Alternate
  • Ellie Larson - Youth Liaison 

We are currently looking for one regular member and one alternate.  If you are interested in being a member of the Brighton Historic Preservation Commission, please click on the Vacancies tab in the left column and you will be redirected to a page with the requirements, vacancy information, and application.

Historic Preservation Commission Application Questions (PDF)

Historic Preservation Office and Staff:

  • Emma Lane, Historic Preservation Administrator 
  • Bill Armstrong, Museum Specialist
  • Amanda Besch, Administrative Assistant