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Public invited to comment on federal preservation grant award in Dayton

April 23, 2019

The City of Dayton will receive a grant through the federal Historic Preservation Fund, administered by Oregon State Historic Preservation Office to fund the following local preservation project.
 
Brookside Cemetery
$10,000.00 grant funds
Repair approximately 91 monuments. Complete remote sensing, to determine evidence of burials in an undocumented area of the cemetery. There will be no ground disturbance.
 
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 comment period is open for 30 days from the date of this announcement. 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 Tracy Schwartz at Tracy.Schwartz@oregon.gov or 503-986-0661.
 
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.