Historic Preservation and Design Review Board (HPDRB)

Regular Meetings in 2017

Meets on alternating Wednesdays as shown on the calendar below:

Location: 1034 E Levee St, Planning Department, 2nd Floor (Blue Room), City Hall Building.

Phone: 956-548-6070

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and MinutesView Agendas and Minutes From 2014


Presentations are available prior to the meetings.

HPDRB Presentations

Historic Preservation and Design Review Board Members 

Each member shall be appointed by the City Commission

Voting Members

  1. Architect: Calvin Walker
  2. Architectural Historian: Larry Lof
  3. Archeologist: Rolando Garza
  4. Historian: Philip Samponaro
  5. Heritage Tourism Professional: Tara Putegnat
  6. Historic Property Owner: Trey Mendez, J.D.
  7. Attorney: Joseph A. Rodriguez


The Historic Preservation and Design Review Board was created by Ordinance No. 1100, adopted August 28, 1985, amending Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances by adding Article VII and VIII, and amended by Ordinance No. 99-1100.27, adopted on June 1, 1999. The board issues Certificates of Appropriateness Class "A" Permit, authorizing the total or partial alteration of a structure which is zoned as a historic site either in the Historic Overlay District, or exceptionally in other areas.