Heritage Commission

Purpose / Charge

The Commission is responsible for the proper recognition, use and protection of resources, tangible or intangible, primarily man-made, that are valued for their historic, cultural, aesthetic or community significance within their natural, build or cultural context.

Work towards the purchase and installation of fountains within the City of Lebanon by raising funds; coordinating volunteer efforts, locating fountains for purchase by the City, developing plans for the location of fountains and seeking approval by the Lebanon Heritage Commission and the City Council prior to the installation of any new fountain (added May 21, 2014.)


Seven Citizen members and up to five alternates appointed for three year terms by the Mayor and City Council. One of the Commission’s regular members shall be a member of the City Council and another may be a member of the Planning Board.

Meeting Time & Place

  • 7 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of every month
  • City Hall
    51 North Park Street
    Lebanon, NH 03766


The Heritage Commission was established by Ordinance Number 2006-07 on July 7, 2006 in accordance with New Hampshire RSA 674:44, 675:7 and 676:1. The Heritage Commission replaced the previous Historic District Commission. The charge was amended May 21, 2014.
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Agendas, Audio, & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings is posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Robert L. Welsch, Chair
    Term Expires: July 2017
  • Lindamae Peck,Vice Chair
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Linda Cole
    Term Expires: June 2019
  • Rebecca Book
    Term Expires: May 2018
  • Gregory Schwarz
    Planning Board Representative
  • Suzanne Prentiss, Council Representative
  • Raymond Book, Alternate
    Term Expires: October 2019
  • Edward Ashey, Alternate & City Historian
    Term Expires: March 2020
  • Bruce Bronner, Alternate Council Representative
  • Vacant
  • Vacant, Alt
  • Vacant, Alt