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Public welcome to comment on federal preservation grant awards

May 10, 2018

Several cities and one county have received grants through the federal Historic Preservation Fund, administered by Oregon State Historic Preservation Office to fund the following local preservation projects:
 
Brownsville, Linn County
Moyer House, 204 Main Street
$3,500 grant funds to install replica wall paper in the Ladies Parlor of the Moyer House.
 
Jacksonville, Jackson County
Historic Jackson County Court House, 206 N 5th Street
$7,500 grant funds to install an ADA ramp at the former Jackson County Court House.
 
Baker City, Baker County
Baker City Hall, 1655 1st Street
$8,000 grant funds to remove two aluminum windows and replace them with double hung wood windows.
 
Benton County
Independent School Building, 31615 Fern
Grant funds to replace a portion of the roof.
 
To provide comments or learn more information about this project visit www.oregonheritage.org and follow the federal grant public comment page link or contact Jessica Gabriel at Jessica.Gabriel@oregon.gov or 503-986-0677. The comment period is open for 30 days from the date of this announcement.

This notice serves to make the public aware of the projects and solicit comments pursuant to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. 
 
The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes a program of federal matching grants, known as the Historic Preservation Fund, to assist the various states in carrying out historic preservation activities. The Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and in Oregon, is administered through the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office.

For information about the grants contact Kuri Gill at 503-986-0685 or by e-mail: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov.