Richmond Historical Commission

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Contact Information

Jose Abraham, Historic Preservation Officer
600 Morton Street
Richmond, TX 77469
Phone: (281) 342-0559




Commission Meetings
Every Third Tuesday of the Month at 8:00 a.m. at 600 Morton Street (City Hall Annex), Richmond, TX 77469

Commission Members

Place Member Member Bio   Term Term Begins Term Ends
1 Karen Bleil   Bio 3 - Years  09/30/2019  09/30/2022
2 Lonnie Meadows  Bio 3 - Years 09/30/2017 09/30/2020
3 Cindy Drabek  Bio 3 - Years
09/30/2019 09/30/2022
4 Carol Edwards Bio 3 - Years 09/30/2017 09/30/2020
5 Mary Jane Kocurek 3 - Years 09/30/2019 09/30/2022


Claire Rogers, Representative from the FBCHC, non-voting ex-officio (No Term Limit)
Jess Stuart, Representative from the FBCHC, non-voting ex-officio (No Term Limit)
Jose Abraham, Historic Preservation Officer, non-voting

Karen Bleil 


 Karen Bleil  Lonnie Meadows

cindy   becky 
 Cindy Drabek, Chair Carol Edwards  

Richmond Historical Commission Under City Ordinance - UDC Section 6.2.104

The Richmond Historical Commission hereinafter referred to as “RHC” is a five member board appointed by the City Commission based upon applications and qualifications pursuant to the UDC Section 6.2, Administrative Bodies.  The Commission members preferably have a background in disciplines of architecture, history, urban planning, real estate, law, archeology, or other disciplines related to historic preservation.  The RHC is an advisory board to the City Commission making recommendations of proposed changes to ordinances, building codes, general plans, or other adopted policies in the City regarding the Historic District “HD”.  The RHC maintains records, reviews and recommends, and recognizes Historic Landmarks or properties within the HD.  The RHC is a vital part of sustaining and protecting the HD and increasing the public awareness of the value of historic, cultural, and architectural preservation by developing and participating in public education programs.  For a complete list of requirements and qualifications, powers and duties of the Richmond Historical Commission, please see the Unified Development Code, Section 6.2.104,  Richmond Historical Commission, found under Departments/Planning and Zoning/Development Codes and Plans.