Historic Preservation Board

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About the Board:

The Historic Preservation Board advises the Governing Body on decisions regarding historic preservation.  Members of the Board are appointed by the Mayor. The Board is comprised of eleven members with various skills and knowledge.

Historic Preservation Board Meetings

The Historic Preservation Board meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers. Work sessions may be held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at various locations at 5:30 p.m.  Agendas are available one week prior to the meeting.  Minutes are available 1-2 meetings after the respective meeting. Subscribe to this page for updates including new Agendas and Minutes. 

Agendas, Minutes, and Future Meetings 

Agendas are typically available five-days prior to the meeting date and minutes are available after approval at subsequent meetings. Minutes are typically posted within 60-days of the meeting. Anticipated future meetings are also listed.  


January 11, 2022 Agenda(PDF, 136KB)  Minutes(PDF, 178KB) 
February 8, 2022 Agenda(PDF, 135KB)
March 8, 2022 Agenda(PDF, 132KB)
April 12, 2022 Agenda(PDF, 123KB)
May 10, 2022 Agenda(PDF, 134KB)
June 14, 2022
July 12, 2022
August 9, 2022
September 13, 2022
October 11, 2022
November 8, 2022
December 13, 2022


  • Milward Simpson, Chair
  • Max Carre', Vice Chair
  • Cathie Tabor-Douglas, Secretary
  • Jason Bogstie
  • Gary Sims
  • David Benner
  • John Brewster
  • Don Herrold
  • Josh Chrysler
  • Amber Conwell
  • Libby Bales


Mission Statement

Preserve the historic integrity of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Board Rules of Practice

Annual Report

The Board must submit an Annual Report to the State Historic Preservation Office. This report includes a summary of Board activities for the year, copies of minutes from October to September, and the Board's strategic plan.

2021 Annual Report(PDF, 2MB)


Historic Preservation Projects and Resources

Strategic Plan

The Board met on Saturday, February 27th, from 9 am to 1 pm to update the working strategic plan for 2021. This meeting was held at 1406 Hugur Avenue and was open to the public.
Please click on the link below to view the latest strategic planning document in PDF format. If you have comments or would like to be involved, please contact Sam Crowley in the Development Office, scrowley@cheyennecity.org, (307) 637-6307

2021 Strategic Plan(PDF, 151KB)

2020 Strategic Plan(PDF, 148KB)


Resources Available at the Planning Office

National Historic District Nomination Briefs
  • Capitol North Historic District Nomination (1980)
  • Cheyenne Historic Schools Nomination (2004)
  • Cheyenne Historic Warehouses Nomination (2003)
  • Downtown Historic District Nomination (1979 with updates 1988, 1996)
  • Dubois Block Historic District Nomination (2014)   
  • Lakeview Historic District Nomination (1996)
  • Moore Haven Heights Historic District (2007)
  • Rainsford Historic District Nomination (1984)
  • South Side Historic District (2005)

Maps of Historic Districts

*These should print on 8-1/2 x 11 paper except for the historic districts which should print on 8-1/2 x 14, or come into the office at the address listed below and pick one up.

Resources Available at the Public Library

The Laramie County Library has a collection of books on the preservation and restoration of historic buildings. They also have City Directories which can provide you with a history of who lived in your property (starting about 1925 to the present).


Media Articles 

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