For immediate release
April 30, 2014
Geoffrey Fattah, 801.245.7205
Communications Director, Utah Dept. of Heritage and Arts
For Technical Information: Alycia Aldrich, 801.245-7226
Utah State History Announces Grants to Certified Local Governments
Salt Lake City – Utah State History has awarded over $147,000 in matching grants to 14 Certified Local Governments (CLGs) for the 2014-2015 grant year. CLG grants assist local governments in documenting and preserving historic buildings and archaeological sites. The grants, which consist of federal and state funds, require a 50/50 match of local funds or donated services. For more information on the Certified Local Government program, visit http://history.utah.gov.
Centerville – $9,950 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Thomas and Sara Whitaker house, to conduct a selective reconnaissance level survey, prepare a National Register nomination, to attend the Utah Preservation Conference, and to publish a walking tour booklet of historic Centerville City homes.
Draper – $10,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Joseph & Celestia Smith House or another National Register-listed home, attend a preservation conference, and to publish a historic walking tour brochure.
Emery County – $6,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed San Rafael Bridge.
Heber – $10,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Heber City Amusement Hall.
Hurricane – $6,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Bradshaw House/Hotel.
Leeds – $10,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Leeds CCC Camp Historic District and the National Register-listed Wells Fargo and Company Express Building.
Manti – $7,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Manti City Hall.
Rockville – $2,500 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Russell Home in the Grafton Historic District, and to publish walking tour brochures.
Salt Lake City – $24,948 to hire a professional consultant to complete a standard reconnaissance level survey of the University Neighborhood Historic District, to host an onsite training seminar related to historic preservation, and to send members of the historic preservation commission to a national, regional, or local conference related to historic preservation.
Salt Lake County – $16,000 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Henry J. Wheeler Farm, and to hire a professional consultant to prepare a multiple property National Register nomination for buildings within the Millcreek Township area.
Sandy – $10,000 to hire a licensed architect with previous experience in historic preservation to plan the preservation work for restoration of the National Register-listed Crescent Elementary School, and to publish walking tour booklets and brochures.
South Jordan – $7,500 to hire a professional financial consultant to complete a Market Demand Analysis and a Pro Forma Financial Analysis to help identify a highest and best use of the National Register-listed Samuel E. Holt Farmstead.
St. George – $10,000 to hire a consultant to conduct an archaeological survey of approximately 800 acres in the city boundaries, to update and publish the third edition of the Landmark & Historic Sites book, and to attend the Utah Preservation Conference.
Tooele County – $17,800 for rehabilitation work on the National Register-listed Benson Grist Mill, and tohire a licensed architect with previous experience in historic preservation to plan the preservation work for restoration of the historic Wendover Officer’s Club at Wendover Air Force Base.
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