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File #: 19-0416    Version: 1
Type: recognition Status: Filed
File created: 4/25/2019 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Special Recognition - Proclamation Recognizing Olympia Heritage Month and Review of Nominees for 2019 Historic Preservation Awards
Attachments: 1. Proclamation
Related files: 19-0428
Title
Special Recognition - Proclamation Recognizing Olympia Heritage Month and Review of Nominees for 2019 Historic Preservation Awards

Recommended Action
Committee Recommendation:
Not referred to a committee.

City Manager Recommendation:
Proclaim May 2019 as Heritage Month and review of nominations for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards.

Report
Issue:
Whether to proclaim May 2019 as Historic Preservation Month and review recipients of 2019 Historic Preservation Awards.

Staff Contact:
Marygrace Goddu, Historic Preservation Officer, Community Planning & Development, 360.753.8031

Presenter(s):
Marygrace Goddu, Historic Preservation Officer
Members of the Heritage Commission

Background and Analysis:
Each year in May the City of Olympia recognizes the value of our shared history and heritage by declaring May to be Heritage Month, and hosting a series of educational events. This month will kick off a year-long focus by our City's Heritage Commission on the value of historic windows - "windows to the soul" for historic buildings -- with displays and workshops. A proclamation has been prepared.

The Heritage Commission also works to promote excellence in historic preservation. To that end, the Commission nominates and recommends recipients for Olympia's Annual Historic Preservation Awards. These awards recognize people, projects, and places that serve as models for preserving and championing our cultural and built heritage.

This year there are four recommended recipients for 2019 Historic Preservation Awards. There is an item on the Consent Calendar to approve these nominations.

Following Council approval, formal presentation of these awards is scheduled for May 16 at the Capitol Theater, at an Olympia Design Month event to be hosted by the Olympia Heritage Commission. That event is free and open to the public and begins at 7 p.m.

The 2019 Historic Preservation Award Nominees are:

1. The owners and design team for Well-80 (514 Fourth Ave E), ...

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