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ACHP Seeks Your Creative Suggestions to Improve the National Historic Preservation Program

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) has launched an effort to improve the effectiveness of the national historic preservation program, and now it seeks your input. The ACHP will develop a set of policy recommendations and achievable implementation strategies that can be implemented through legislative, executive, or administrative action. The recommendations will be formally submitted to the next Administration and the incoming Congress at the end of this year.

The first step was to assess the challenges and opportunities facing the program on its 50th anniversary. In response to its call for public input, the ACHP received a variety of comments on the statement, and ACHP members discussed the issues at the business meeting in March.

Based on those comments and discussions, the statement has been revised and may be viewed here. The ACHP now invites specific suggestions for policy recommendations and implementing strategies to shape the future of the program. Please submit your comments in the form of an e-mail with your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and contact information by
Friday, June 10, 2016 at Noon EDT to NHPA50@achp.gov.

The ACHP greatly appreciates your interest and participation and thanks you in advance for your suggestions.