Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Timeline Distribution Poster


The Historic Preservation Commission is a seven-member advisory board that carries out matters related to the Historic Preservation Ordinance of the City of Bismarck. The Historic Preservation Commission’s responsibilities include:

• Advise on matters related to nominations to the National Register of Historic Places;
• Work to promote and educate about the City’s history, heritage, historic properties and past citizens; and
• Serve as local historic resource for citizens and other City Boards/Commission seeking historic expertise.

Timeline of Bismarck History

Timeline of Bismarck History - Online Timeline Screenshot Opens in new window

The Timeline is a product of a two-year effort of a subcommittee formed by the Bismarck Historic Preservation Committee. The eras, themes, people and events identified within the timeline establish a Bismarck-specific historic context which informs future preservation-related efforts. Suggested additions to this online timeline are welcome and we encourage you to add to our town's ever-growing body of history.

Highland Acres Historic District Public Information Meeting Nov. 4, 2021

View the presentation here: https://youtu.be/urE5REm56Tw 


• 3:00 pm
• Third Wednesday of each month (Meeting Schedule)
• Tom Baker Meeting Room
  City County Office Building
  221 N. 5th St.
  Bismarck, ND

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings in the Agenda Center.
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Minutes are available following approval in the Agenda Center.
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  • Amy Sakariassen, Chair
  • Beth Nodland, Vice Chair
  • Michael Connelly
  • Blake Dinkins
  • Damita Engel
  • Calvin Grinnell
  • Tory Jackson

Agenda Items

Please submit all requests for items to be considered by the Historic Preservation Commission to Kim Lee at klee@bismarcknd.gov or 701-355-1846.

Section 106 Review Participation

The Bismarck Historic Preservation Commission participates in Section 106 reviews as a consulting party on behalf of the City of Bismarck. The following document provides general information about the Section 106 Review process and submittal procedures for consulting parties.