VPC's Meeting in Bedford County, Pennsylvania Highlights the Importance of Historic Resources

As part of the ongoing Disaster Planning for Historic Properties Initiative by PHMC, VPC facilitated two meetings in Bedford County Pennsylvania on May 1st, 2018. Local newspaper, the Altoona Mirror, attended the public meeting.

County Planning Commission Director Donald Schwartz stated "This is the first significant survey of historic properties in Bedford County in over 30 years." When attendees to the public meeting asked about being given access to the report and its findings, Mr. Schwartz stated "This is a major effort, we will promote and provide access to these documents."

"This is the first significant survey of historic properties in Bedford County in over 30 years."

-Donald Schwartz, Director, Bedford County Planning Commission

The Bedford County Planning Commission and the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission expect to release disaster mitigation actions for vulnerable historic properties by the end of June. The release will include action steps that historic building owners can take to protect against flooding, such as planting native vegetation along sides of the building and installing storm gutters, as the second part of a disaster planning initiative."

Read the full article written by the local newspaper here: https://bit.ly/2rkrQL3

READ MORE  Improving 21st Century Skills via Role-Play Characterization
  • Recent Posts

    • Conferences
    • Engagement and Outreach, News and Current Events
    • Projects
    • Conferences
    • News and Current Events
  • Archives

  • Categories

  • Our Location

    7560 Morris St 
    Unit 1
    Fulton, MD 20759

    Social Presence

    Latest Tweets

    Today is #ElectionDay! Remember to have your mail-in ballot postmarked by today for it to be counted. #MDVotes #Maryland #YourVoiceMatters
    Copyright © 2020 Vision Planning and Consulting, LLC.
    linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram