Historic Preservation Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Term Expiration

Erin Beyers2024
Jim Wilson2024
Dietrik Vanderhill2025
Bill Dendinger2025
Cyndy Chaney2025
Susan Keith Gray2026
Carson Merkwan2026


On June 18, 2018 the Vermillion City Council established an Historic Preservation Commission in accordance with South Dakota Codified Law 1-19B-2.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Vermillion Historic Preservation Commission is to protect, preserve, and restore Vermillion’s historic and cultural assets through public education, workshops, and outreach to the community.


Vermillion Historic Districts

Bluff Historic District

Downtown Vermillion Historic District

Forest Avenue Historic District

University Historic District

PROPOSED South University Historic District

Helpful Links

Clay County Historic Preservation Commission

Clay County Historical Society

South Dakota State Historical Society

National Register of Historic Places