2-1-11: AUTHORITY:
The commission shall be advisory in nature, and shall be authorized to:
   A.   Survey local historic properties;
   B.   Recommend the acquisition of fee and lesser interests in historic properties, including adjacent and associated lands, by purchase, bequest or donation;
   C.   Recommend procedures necessary to preserve, restore, maintain and operate historic properties under the ownership or control of the city;
   D.   Recommend the lease, sale or other transfer or disposition of historic properties subject to the rights of public access and other covenants in a manner which will preserve the property;
   E.   Contract, with the approval of the mayor and city council, with the state or federal government, or any agency of either, or with any other organization;
   F.   Cooperate with federal, state and local governments in pursuing the objectives of historic preservation;
   G.   Make recommendations in the planning and zoning processes undertaken by the city, county or state or subdivisions of these entities;
   H.   Recommend ordinances and otherwise provide information for the purpose of historic preservation in the city;
   I.   Promote and conduct an educational and interpretive program on historic preservation and historic properties in the city;
   J.   Commission members, employees or agents of the commission may enter private property in the performance of their official duties only with the express permission of the owners or occupants thereof;
   K.   The commission may review nominations of properties to the National Register of Historic Places within the jurisdiction of the city. (Ord. 1987-2, 3-11-1987)