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Senate Bill 0255

Senate Bill 0255

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB255 (Updated April 11, 2001 10:52 PM - DI 84)

Historic bridges and St. Joseph County historic preservation commission. Provides an annual grant that counties may request based upon the number of historic bridges in the county and subject to the amount appropriated from the state general fund for historic bridge maintenance grants and not to exceed $100,000 per state fiscal year. Requires the county executive to use the grant money for the maintenance of historic bridges or covered bridges. Provides that a building or structure that is declared by a historic preservation commission in St. Joseph County to be under interim protection may be placed under interim protection for not more than 30 days. Specifies that in the case of a historic preservation commission with jurisdiction in South Bend, the commission must after June 30, 2001, include as a voting member the superintendent of the largest school corporation in the city. Provides that in St. Joseph County, a historic preservation commission may remove the historic classification of a building or structure owned by a political subdivision without the adoption of an ordinance by the legislative body of the unit if the commission determines that removal of the classification is in the best interest of the unit and the political subdivision. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the natural resources committee.)
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