Members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation met July 12 in Washington, D.C., for their summer business meeting. The proceedings were broadcast on Facebook Live and are available on the ACHP's YouTube channel here.
Chair Sara Bronin welcomed the newest ACHP member: the Council on Environmental Quality, which replaced the Department of Education as a voting member on the ACHP.
Members voted to have Chair Bronin write letters to Congress on the topics of the Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Act, the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act, the Save Oak Flat from Foreign Mining Act, and the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act. They also voted for modifications to the ACHP's Operating Procedures.
Members discussed a variety of issues related to housing and historic preservation and advising on state and local legislation, climate change, and Indigenous Knowledge. The next meeting will take place November 15 in Washington, D.C.