More News

Space is limited, registration deadline is Friday, May 18

The City of St. Augustine will host a preservation commission training workshop on May 21, from 8:30am until 5:00pm in The Alcazar Room, City Hall, 75 King St. The day-long workshop will focus on preservation regulations at the local level and  is open to any historic preservation program and other community members engaged in preservation efforts. Limited reservations  are available with priority given to the Historic Architectural Review Board members

Conducted by the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions, the workshop, called CAMP for Commission Assistance and Mentoring Program, is designed to provide continuing education and support to local design review commissions as well as neighborhood organizations, local and state non-profits, community leaders and public officials. To download a booklet about the workshop, click here.

The workshop's goal is to provide training to preservation related boards and commissions through presentations, hands-on exercises, group discussions and networking and mentoring opportunities led by trainers including commissioners, local, state and national staff members, attorneys and commission partners. The workshop on May 21 will include discussions of evaluating in-fill design, demolition policies, identifying local landmarks, as well as emerging concerns like resiliency strategies and conservation districts.

Cost for the workshop is $20:00 per person and includes a box lunch. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged. Deadline for registration is Friday, May 18. To register, call 904.209.4326 or email