This Council's serves to support and facilitate a uniform historical marker program throughout the County

This Council's primary mission is to support and facilitate a uniform historical marker program throughout the County, including the cities of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace as well as organizations and other agencies who request assistance. It also provides the BOCC with support that complements the goals of historical preservation and education in Hillsborough County.

Hillsborough County Historical Marker Application

Membership

The membership of this Council shall be comprised of seven members and one voting, ex-officio (County Historian) appointed as follows:

  • Hillsborough County Commissioners - 4 members
  • City of Tampa - 1 member
  • City of Plant City - 1 member
  • City of Temple Terrace - 1 member
  • The County Historian is appointed by the BOCC after receiving nominations and recommendations from the Historical Advisory Council
  • The BOCC or Council may appoint other ex-officio members, as appropriate or necessary, who shall be non-voting members

Terms

Members shall serve three year terms.

No member shall serve for more than two full consecutive terms. More than one half of a term is deemed to be service for a full term. A member who has served two full consecutive terms shall be eligible for reappointment after at least three years of non-membership.

Authority

Hillsborough County Ordinance 96-23.

Special requirements

All members shall possess expertise in significant and relevant historical matters. In making appointments, due consideration shall be given to achieving a demographic balance among the appointed.

Meetings

Unless otherwise noted - Quarterly, 4:30 PM
County Center, 27th Floor
Last Modified: 2/14/2024, 4:44:10 PM
Contact
Robert Campbell
Transportation Program Manager
(813) 272-5170
Office
Email
Work
Members
Ms. Tre Esa Battles
BOCC
4/7/2021 - 3/31/2024
Ms. Lynn Dingfelder
BOCC
8/15/2018 - 6/30/2025 *
Mr. Andrew Huse
BOCC
5/16/2018 - 9/30/2024 *
Ms. Alison Smith
BOCC
5/16/2018 - 9/30/2024 *
Mr. Dennis Fernandez
City of Tampa
12/1/2020 - 11/30/2023
Ms. Marisa Robinson
City of Temple Terrace
11/17/2020 - 11/17/2023
Mr. Ludo Van Den Bogaert
City of Plant City
12/1/2016 - 12/1/2022 *
Mr. Rodney Kite-Powell
Ex-Officio / BOCC / County Historian
7/17/2019 - 11/1/2025 *
Ms. Shirley Foxx-Knowles
Ex-Officio / Non-Voting Member
Ms. Jennifer Dietz
Ex-Officio / Non-Voting Member

* reappointed

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