Historical Preservation Committee


  • 6:00 PM
  • 4th Thursday of the Month
  • Council Chambers, Bldg. 4
  • No Meetings in July or December. November Meeting on 3rd Thursday.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Committee Documents

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MemberTerm Expiration
Patricia Barnes, ChairMarch 31, 2024
Pete Perez , Vice ChairMarch 31, 2024
Becki Babcock , MemberMarch 31, 2024
Sue Boissonneault, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Robert Durham, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Barbara Hall, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Patrick Holmes, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Christopher Hormel, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Dr. Miguel Vasquez, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Rosalyn Wise, MemberMarch 31, 2024
Judy Womack, Associate Non-Voting MemberN/A
Tricia Whitman, Associate Non-Voting MemberN/A

About Us

We are a small group of 14 Schertz volunteers interested in preserving the historic remnants of our city’s rich past. The City’s heritage dates back to the mid-19th century and the arrival of the first European settlers to the Cibolo River Valley.

The committee has two publications on local history available for sale. "Schertz, Texas: The Story of Great Ancestry, Legacy, and Development" is available for $15, and "Schertz, Texas: A Photo History" is available for $25. These books can be viewed and purchased at the Schertz Public Library, Schertz Visitor Center, and Schertz City Hall Water Department.

Committee Involvement

  • City Historical Place Designation
  • Historical Archive Collection
  • Historical Church and Cemetery Designation
  • Community Outreach
  • Historical Museum Development
  • Schertz Historical Research Project

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Schertz Main Street Area Preservation Incentive Program

In order to facilitate the preservation of historic structures to promote the economic vitality of the Main Street area as a tourist destination, the City of Schertz is offering incentives that will serve to improve existing properties and businesses within this area.

Matching funds up to $20,000 per property are available for the cost of renovations. The aim of the program is to protect, enhance, and preserve the historic resources and landmarks which represent distinctive element of the City of Schertz’ historic, architectural, economic, cultural, and social heritage by providing property owners an incentive for protecting their property; stabilize and improve property values; foster civic pride in the beauty and accomplishments of the past, and to promote the use of the historic structures for the culture, education, and general welfare of residents, and strengthen the economy of the city by protecting and enhancing the attractiveness of the Main Street area to residents and visitors, as well as provide support and stimulus to businesses.

Additional Information

For additional information on eligibility requirements see the following: