Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Special Notice: The City of Saint Paul has determined that it is not practical nor prudent for the Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) to meet in-person due to the COVID-19 health pandemic. All future meetings of the HPC will be conducted via Skype by telephone or computer, until this crisis has past.

It is also not feasible for members of the public to attend meetings at its regular location due to the health pandemic and emergency. Accordingly, NO meeting will be held in Council Chambers at 15 W. Kellogg Boulevard in the City of Saint Paul.

Members of the public may monitor this meeting remotely. Public comment materials can be submitted to George Gause at up to two (2) hours prior to the start of the meeting and will be provided to the Heritage Preservation Commission.
For more information on the City's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), visit

HPC Teams Meeting Information for September 20, 2021- Phone Number (612) 315-7905; Conference ID 701412697#


The Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) serves as an advisory body to the Mayor and the City Council on municipal heritage preservation matters. It was created by city ordinance in 1976 to protect and promote the heritage of the City of Saint Paul. The Commission consists of thirteen voting members who are residents of Saint Paul and are appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. One of the members is a representative of the Ramsey County Historical Society and at present three of the members are professionally registered architects. The City of Saint Paul is a Certified Local Government (CLG) in the national Historic Preservation Program. The City is certified as having a heritage preservation commission and program that meets federal and state standards. Saint Paul's status as a CLG confirms its commitment to support a qualified heritage preservation commission, maintain a system for the survey and inventory of historic properties, enforce appropriate state and local legislation for the designation and protection of historic properties, and provide for public participation in its preservation program.


Barbara Bezat
Leetta Douglas
Steve George
Teresa Kimker (Chair)
Robert Lubke
Stuart MacDonald
Paul Nelson (Vice Chair) 
Joseph H. Peroutka
David Wagner

2021 Meetings

The Heritage Preservation Commission holds its regular meeting on Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.  every two weeks in City Council Chambers in City Hall.  Below you can find the agenda for future and past HPC meetings, along with documentation that was included with the Commissioners packets that were sent one week prior to the meeting.  This is not a full record of what occurred at the particular meeting.  Please contact staff if you have questions

Legal Ledger notices for applications are published in the Saint Paul Legal Ledger on Thursdays at least 10 days before the public hearing. Notices can be searched by property address and viewed by visiting

2021 Heritage Preservation Commission Meetings


Date Agenda Packet Information Minutes
October 4, 2021 10/4/21    
September 20, 2021 9/20/21 VI. Pre Application
A. 321 Irvine staff report
VII. Business
A. CLG Review BRT B-Line
    PowerPoint Presentation
September 14, 2021  

Virtual Event

The HPC and City Historic Preservation staff will hold a public city-wide listening session to consider public comment on historic preservation in Saint Paul, Minnesota. 

Tuesday, September 14, at 4:30 p.m.
Call in number (612) 315-7905
Meeting ID: 800903198#


August 23, 2021


V. Public Hearing
A. University of Saint Thomas S.T.E.A.M. Building Construction

VI. Commission Discussion
A. Cultural Diversity in Historic Preservation


August 9, 2021   August 9, 2021 Meeting Cancelled  
July 26, 2021 7/26/21

Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Memo

Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit Presentation

July 12, 2021 7/12/21

Kellogg Bridge CLG Comments
Memo from MN Department of Transportation (S.P. 164-158-025)
Memo from MN Department of Transportation (S.P. 164-158-028)
Preliminary Bridge Layout
Project Description and Exhibit
Design Review Application with Plans

June 28, 2021 6/28/21 HPC Education & Outreach Committee Meeting 6/28/21
June 14, 2021 6/14/21 V. Public Hearing
A. 1446 Summit
VI. Pre-Application
A. Saint Thomas S.T.E.A.M. building
May 17, 2021 5/17/21

V. Business
A. 966 Mississippi Blvd. S.
B. Saint Paul Preservation Stories

May 3, 2021 5/3/21 V. Business
A. 170 Western Avenue S memo
Hess Roise-Winslow Commons report
B. Justice and Equity in Historic Preservation
April 19, 2021 4/19/21 Regular HPC meeting cancelled.
HPC Education and Outreach Committee meeting to be held. 
April 5, 2021   April 5, 2021 HPC meeting is cancelled  
March 22, 2021 3/22/21

V. Public Hearing
A. 156 Dale Street

March 8, 2021 3/8/21 Regular HPC meeting cancelled.
HPC Education and Outreach Committee meeting to be held. 
February 22, 2021



V. Public Hearing

A. 300 Ryan staff report and draft resolution
     300 Ryan application materials
     New Construction Worksheet 
     Neighbor Comments

February 8, 2021 2/8/21 V. Business
A. CLG Comments on Gold Line Bus Rapid Transit
B. Race Power of Illusion video
C. 2021 HPC Officers nomination, discussion and vote
January 28, 2021 1/28/21 HPC Officer Nomination Committee Meeting  
January 25, 2021   MEETING CANCELLED  
January 21, 2021 1/21/21 HPC Officer Nomination Committee Meeting  
January 11, 2021 1/11/21



Last Edited: September 21, 2021