|(l-r) Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens, 2016 Heritage Preservation Award recipient Steven Schussler and Heritage Preservation Commission Chair Steve Olson.
The City is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heritage Preservation Award.
The award program was introduced in 2015 with a goal of recognizing an individual, family or business who has made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Eden Prairie's heritage resources.
In April, the Heritage Preservation Commission will select and notify the award recipient who will be recognized at a City Council meeting in May, which is also "National Historic Preservation Month."
The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2017.
For more information or to request a paper nomination form, contact Lori Creamer at 952-949-8394.
The goal of the Heritage Preservation Award is to recognize an individual, family or business who has made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Eden Prairie's heritage resources.
Nomination Process and Timeline
Nominations may be made by persons on behalf of themselves or others, and one award is given each year. For the next award process, nomination materials will be available in early 2017 and the award presented at a May City Council meeting, in conjunction with National Historic Preservation Month.
Note: There is no monetary award for the Heritage Preservation Award and members of the Heritage Preservation Commission are not eligible for the award while serving on the Commission.
Heritage Preservation Award Eligibility
The nominee shall be a person, family or business whose recent activities:
- Have made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Eden Prairie’s heritage resource
- Lives in or maintains a historic property in Eden Prairie
- Volunteers and/or goes above and beyond a paid employee’s usual job responsibilities to promote heritage preservation
For a paper nomination form or for other questions, contact Lori Creamer at 952-949-8481.