Historic Context Study for the City of Buffalo

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,720
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Buffalo
Start Date
December 2010
End Date
June 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
Appropriation Language

(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,720
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,340
Project Overview

The city hired a preservation consultant to complete a Historic Context Study for the City of Buffalo. The general history of the community, organized by theme, provides useful information about the city's historic resources. Copies of the completed report have been given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the City Library, the Wright County Historical Society, the state Senator and Representative for the area and is available on the City's website.

Project Details
To hire a qualified historian to research and prepare a historic context study of the City of Buffalo
Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Merton
Last Name
Auger
Street Address
212 Central Avenue
City
Buffalo
State
MN
Zip Code
55313