Historic District Commission

Board Overview:

The Hagerstown Historic District Commission is responsible for guiding the City's historic districts and on landmark properties.  The Commission members are appointed by the Mayor & City Council for three year terms.  All members must demonstrate special interest in historic preservation and/or specific knowledge or professional/academic training in fields such as history, architecture, architectural history, planning, archaeology, curation, conservation, landscape architecture, historic preservation, urban design or related disciplines.


Term Expires
Leslie Allen  August 27, 2020
Chad Crumrine  November 30, 2020
Matthew Chilton June 30, 2022
Michael Gehr June 30, 2021
Robert E. Powell June 23, 2020
Steven Silas  June 30, 2021
Monika Wertman  June 30, 2020
Ex-Officio Member - Tracy Carr June 30, 2022
Ex-Officio Member - Daniel Matonak June 30, 2021
Consultant - Paula Reed   -


The Historic District Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 4:30 p.m
2020 Historic District Meeting Schedule - download

In response to the Mayor's declaration of a Civil Emergency, all upcoming Historic District Commission meetings will be held virtually through Zoom meeting software. 

For regular meetings, Historic District Commission members and meeting participants will be provided with a specific meeting ID and password prior to the meeting. This meeting ID and password is required in order to join the meeting as a participant.

All meetings will be streamed live through PCAD Hagerstown's Facebook and YouTube accounts. All members of the public are welcome to view meetings through these platforms.

Agendas & Minutes:
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All

Amended HDC Bylaws for 2020 Civil Emergency

May 14 Minutes

Consent Agenda:

  • HDC 2020-16 201 North Potomac Street - Zion Reformed United Church of Christ - Security Cameras
Design Review:

Old Business:

Minutes are also available following approval. 
Most Recent Minutes | View All


Should you be interested in applying to serve as a volunteer committee member for the Hagerstown District Commission, please fill out the Boards and Commissions Resume of Interest Form.