Summer 2017 Workshop

Using Your Historical Assets: Making the Places and Stories Along Your Byway Stronger.

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June 27-28, 2017

Renaissance Spa in Montgomery, Alabama

STATE SCENIC BYWAYS STATEWIDE CONFERENCE

Finding History Along Alabama’s Scenic Byways

June 27-28, 2017

Renaissance Hotel/Convention Center
Montgomery, Alabama

 

Tuesday, June 27

1:00            Registration –        Montgomery 7 Meeting Room
Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center

 

1:30            Welcome and Participant Introductions
Gale Main and Joe Watts of State Scenic Byways Council and
Katie Thomas of Alabama Association of RC&D Councils

 

2:15            National Register of Historic Places: How to List Properties and the Benefits of Program
                  Collier Neeley, NR Program Coordinator at Alabama Historical Commission

 

3:15            Tour of Rehabilitation Tax Credit Projects – 101 Tallapoosa Street and 129 Coosa Street

                  Kyle Kyser, Jr., of Kyser Property Management Co., Inc.

5:00            Reception at Star Light Foyer
Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center

Wednesday, June 28

8:30            Alabama200: Community Programs to Celebrate Alabama’s Bicentennial
               Graydon Rust and Jelani Moore of Alabama Bicentennial Commission

9:15            Preservation Tax Credits and Property Tax Abatement Programs
                  Chloe Mercer, Tax Credit Program Manager at Alabama Historical Commission

10:00          Break

10:15          Alabama Register of Heritage and Landmarks and Cemetery Register programs: How to List Properties
and Benefits of Programs
Hannah Garmon, AR and Cemetery Register Program Coordinator at Alabama Historical Commission

11:00          Resource Conservation and Development Council Community Development Projects
                  Katie Thomas, Operations Manager, Alabama Association of RC&D Councils

 

11:45          Connectlivity Tourism Project
                  Gina Clifford, Executive Director of Design Alabama

 

12:15          Follow-up and Discussion
Joe Watts

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