Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission Members

  • Ann Welton, Chair
    115 W. Pine Ave 
    919-562-1725 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2016

  • Ellen Turco
    214 W. Pine.
    919-219-1489 (cell)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2017
  • Amy Dowdle
    434 Woodland Dr.
    919-564-2171 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2015
  • Jim Thompson (Ex-Officio)
  • Debra Ludas
    112 North Ave.
    919-210-3487 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2015

  • Parker Schlink, Treasurer
    315 N. College Street
    919-761-8037 (home)
    Term expires:  12/31/2016
  • William S. Smart
    507 N. Main St.
    919-554-3212 (home)
    Term expires: 12/31/2015
  • Ruth Ann Dyer (Ex-Officio)
  • Scott Leaver
    545 N. Main Street
    919-495-7523 (home)
    Term Expires: 12/31/2017

  • Tom Neal
    403 N. Main St.
    919-562-7497 (home)
    Term expires: 12/31/2016
  • Louise Howard
    238 N. Main St.
    919-605-6733 (cell)
    Term expires: 12/31/2017
  • Jackie Logan (Ex-Officio)

Purpose
To safeguard the heritage of Wake Forest by preserving districts and landmarks that embody important elements of the town's culture, history, architectural history, or prehistory and to promote the use and conservation of such districts and landmarks for the education, pleasure, and enrichment of the residents of the Town, the County, and the State as a whole.


Terms of Service
Members of the Historic Preservation Commission serve three-year terms and have demonstrated expertise or interest in historic preservation.

Meetings
The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Dates shown in parenthesis indicate when completed applications for a Certificate of Appropriateness are due for that meeting date.

2016 Meeting Dates 

  • Jan. 13 (Dec. 15)
  • Feb. 10 (Jan. 12)
  • Mar. 9 (Feb. 9)
  • Apr. 13 (Mar 9)
  • May 11 (Apr. 13)
  • Jun. 8 (May 9)
  • July 13 (June 8)
  • Aug. 10 (July 13)
  • Sept. 14 (Aug. 10)
  • Oct. 12 (Sep. 14)
  • Nov. 9 (because of Veteran's Day) (Oct. 10)
  • Dec. 3 Christmas Home Tour (time to be announced)
  • Dec. 14 (Nov. 9)


Meeting Minutes 
Minutes from Historic Preservation Commission meetings are available upon request by contacting Town Clerk Deeda Harris at dharris@wakeforestnc.gov or 919-435-9413.