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Please visit this page regularly to review meeting minutes and upcoming draft and final documents!

STATEWIDE HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN SURVEY RESULTS

As part of the statewide historic preservation planning effort, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) released an online survey to gather feedback from stakeholders across the state. Submitting more than 2,545 responses, survey participants provided important insight on preservation issues and priorities for the next Statewide Historic Preservation Plan. Click here to download the survey results!




DIGITAL TOWN HALLS

Digital Town Hall 1: Hurricane Harvey

This Town Hall discussed the impacts of Hurricane Harvey, challenges faced preparing for and during the incident, as well as disaster resilience in preservation planning. During the meeting, participants shared tools and resources used for disaster preparedness.




Digital Town Hall 2: Needs of Local Government Related to Disasters

This Town Hall focused on the needs of local government related to disasters, including recovering from natural and human-made disasters. Participants shared their experiences having dealt with previous disasters, and engaged in ways to best prepare for what may come.




Digital Town Hall 3: Needs of Local Property Owners Related to Disasters

This Town Hall, similar to Town Hall #2, focused on the needs of local property owners related to disasters, including recovering from natural and human-made disasters. Some of the disasters mentioned included, but were not limited to, hurricanes, flooding, fire, ice storms, or drought.




Digital Town Hall 4: Disaster Related Threats

This Town Hall focused on climate trends and potential impact of future natural disasters and extreme weather events on Texas' historic resources. Participants shared impacts by disaster events, and engaged in disaster preparedness and adaptation strategies implemented by Texas communities and others nationwide to minimize impacts of disaster events.




Digital Town Hall 5: Engaging Future Preservationists

This Town Hall focused on ways to cultivate Texas' next generation of preservation leaders. Participants shared different ways to engage young Texans to ensure long-term support, longevity, and stewardship of historic preservation programs.




Digital Town Hall 6: Interpreting Underrepresented Stories

This Town Hall focused on the need to engage underrepresented communities in historic preservation and provide tools to ensure everyone's voice is heard. Participants shared undertold stories and shed light on underrepresented communities and resources.




Digital Town Hall 7: Leveraging Preservation Benefits

This Town Hall discussed the influence and direct impact of historic preservation on historic resources, property owners, community members, and more. Participants shared how they directly and indirectly benefit as preservation continues to be a main focus in the state of Texas.




Digital Town Hall 8: Expanding Funding Streams

This Town Hall discussed different resources available to fund preservation projects ranging from nomination and survey projects to courthouse restorations, and everything in between. Participants shared funding sources that they deemed most useful to their communities.




STAKEHOLDER LISTENING SESSIONS

Stakeholder Listening Session 1: Texas Historical Commission Staff Discussion on Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency

This listening session focused on the work of the Texas Historical Commission in response to both natural and human-made disasters in recent years and how the Commission, going forward, can best provide leadership in disaster preparedness for the stewardship of Texas' historic and cultural resources.




Stakeholder Listening Session 2: Texas Historical Commission Federal and State Agency Discussion on Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency

This listening session focused on the roles of federal and state agencies in response to both natural and human-made disasters in recent years and how respective agencies, going forward, can best provide leadership in disaster preparedness for the stewardship of Texas' historic and cultural resources.




Stakeholder Listening Session 3: Texas Historical Commission Staff Discussion on Statewide Preservation Planning

This listening session focused on preservation achievements that have been accomplished over the years, next steps in preservation planning, as well as key preservation issues, opportunities, and priorities in Texas.




Stakeholder Listening Session 4: The Texas Historical Commission Vision and Identity

This listening session focused on the agency's mission, as well as programs that contribute to that mission.




Stakeholder Listening Session 5: The Needs of Preservation Nonprofits with the Texas Historical Commission

This listening session focused on the trends and issues affecting nonprofits whose missions are related to Texas history and historic preservation. Participants shared local, regional, statewide, and national issues that impact organizational missions, programming, and growth.


Please visit this page regularly to review meeting minutes and upcoming draft and final documents!

STATEWIDE HISTORIC PRESERVATION PLAN SURVEY RESULTS

As part of the statewide historic preservation planning effort, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) released an online survey to gather feedback from stakeholders across the state. Submitting more than 2,545 responses, survey participants provided important insight on preservation issues and priorities for the next Statewide Historic Preservation Plan. Click here to download the survey results!




DIGITAL TOWN HALLS

Digital Town Hall 1: Hurricane Harvey

This Town Hall discussed the impacts of Hurricane Harvey, challenges faced preparing for and during the incident, as well as disaster resilience in preservation planning. During the meeting, participants shared tools and resources used for disaster preparedness.




Digital Town Hall 2: Needs of Local Government Related to Disasters

This Town Hall focused on the needs of local government related to disasters, including recovering from natural and human-made disasters. Participants shared their experiences having dealt with previous disasters, and engaged in ways to best prepare for what may come.




Digital Town Hall 3: Needs of Local Property Owners Related to Disasters

This Town Hall, similar to Town Hall #2, focused on the needs of local property owners related to disasters, including recovering from natural and human-made disasters. Some of the disasters mentioned included, but were not limited to, hurricanes, flooding, fire, ice storms, or drought.




Digital Town Hall 4: Disaster Related Threats

This Town Hall focused on climate trends and potential impact of future natural disasters and extreme weather events on Texas' historic resources. Participants shared impacts by disaster events, and engaged in disaster preparedness and adaptation strategies implemented by Texas communities and others nationwide to minimize impacts of disaster events.




Digital Town Hall 5: Engaging Future Preservationists

This Town Hall focused on ways to cultivate Texas' next generation of preservation leaders. Participants shared different ways to engage young Texans to ensure long-term support, longevity, and stewardship of historic preservation programs.




Digital Town Hall 6: Interpreting Underrepresented Stories

This Town Hall focused on the need to engage underrepresented communities in historic preservation and provide tools to ensure everyone's voice is heard. Participants shared undertold stories and shed light on underrepresented communities and resources.




Digital Town Hall 7: Leveraging Preservation Benefits

This Town Hall discussed the influence and direct impact of historic preservation on historic resources, property owners, community members, and more. Participants shared how they directly and indirectly benefit as preservation continues to be a main focus in the state of Texas.




Digital Town Hall 8: Expanding Funding Streams

This Town Hall discussed different resources available to fund preservation projects ranging from nomination and survey projects to courthouse restorations, and everything in between. Participants shared funding sources that they deemed most useful to their communities.




STAKEHOLDER LISTENING SESSIONS

Stakeholder Listening Session 1: Texas Historical Commission Staff Discussion on Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency

This listening session focused on the work of the Texas Historical Commission in response to both natural and human-made disasters in recent years and how the Commission, going forward, can best provide leadership in disaster preparedness for the stewardship of Texas' historic and cultural resources.




Stakeholder Listening Session 2: Texas Historical Commission Federal and State Agency Discussion on Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency

This listening session focused on the roles of federal and state agencies in response to both natural and human-made disasters in recent years and how respective agencies, going forward, can best provide leadership in disaster preparedness for the stewardship of Texas' historic and cultural resources.




Stakeholder Listening Session 3: Texas Historical Commission Staff Discussion on Statewide Preservation Planning

This listening session focused on preservation achievements that have been accomplished over the years, next steps in preservation planning, as well as key preservation issues, opportunities, and priorities in Texas.




Stakeholder Listening Session 4: The Texas Historical Commission Vision and Identity

This listening session focused on the agency's mission, as well as programs that contribute to that mission.




Stakeholder Listening Session 5: The Needs of Preservation Nonprofits with the Texas Historical Commission

This listening session focused on the trends and issues affecting nonprofits whose missions are related to Texas history and historic preservation. Participants shared local, regional, statewide, and national issues that impact organizational missions, programming, and growth.


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