Historical Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Committee is designed to preserve, protect, and enhance the distinctive elements of South Padre Island's historic, architectural, archeological, and cultural heritage. The committee will also foster civic pride in the accomplishments of the past and develop and promote cultural/heritage tourism.
Their duties are to prepare rules and procedures as necessary to carry out the business of the committee, which shall be ratified by the Convention and Visitors Authority Board (CVA)and City Council. They will work under the direction of the CVA Boardis topromote cultural and heritage tourism and make recommendations to the CVA andCity Councilconcerning historical preservation initiatives.
Seven members are appointed by the CVA and theCity of South Padre Island's City Council. The Committee will consist of the following: four members who are residents of South Padre Island who have an interest in historic preservation, three members with an interest in historic preservation who may be residents of South Padre Island or residents of other communities in the Laguna Madre Area, will serve two year terms and officers will be elected annually.

To view the current committee member list please click here.