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, 2023
 William Doug Carroll June 30, 2023
Matthew Chilton June 30, 2022
Michael Gehr June 30, 2021
 Chris George November 30, 2020
Robert E. Powell June 30, 2023
Steven Silas  June 30, 2021
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 and Phase Two re-opening, the Historic District Commission has resumed meetings in-person in the Council Chamber with masks and social distancing required.

The Zoom participation and YouTube viewing options are still available. If Zoom participation is desired, 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.

Amended HDC Bylaws for 2020 Civil Emergency

Agendas & Minutes:
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval. 
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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.