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The goal of the Historical Preservation Commission is to Promote and Maintain Cultural Heritage and Historic Integrity within the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and to cultivate Economic Benefits through Historic Preservation.

To do this we protect significant historic and prehistoric resources, material remains, writing and oral histories within the Borough for the benefit of those in the present and future.

Our Four Objectives:

  • Identification of Cultural Resources
  • Evaluation of Cultural Resources
  • Registration of Cultural Resources
  • Protection of Cultural Resources


Meeting Info

The Commission meets in various locations throughout the Borough, as well as virtually via Microsoft Teams. Meetings are advertised on this website and the Clerk’s Office website, in the Frontiersman newspaper, and are open to the public. 

2024 Regular Meetings will be from 6:00pm-8:00pm on the following dates:

- February 8th

- May 9th

- August 8th

- November 14th

*** If you are interested in serving on the HPC you can find out more information HERE. Download an application here. There are presently no vacancies on the HPC.


C.L.G. History

Certified Local Government Annual Reports

  • The Matanuska-Susitna Borough Historical Preservation Commission (HPC) was established by an Ordinance of the Assembly in April 1982
  • The MSB became a certified local government (CLG) in September of 1987, and is certified to carry out the purposes of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

We are pleased that the Mat-Su Borough was the first CLG in the great state of Alaska!



New Alaska statewide preservation plan: Saving Our Past: Planning for Our Future - Alaska's State Historic Preservation Plan 2018-2023 

Heritage Newsletter: Monthly news update from the Office of History and Archaeology - State of Alaska, Dept. of Natural Resources

National Register of Historic Places: Background from the Alaska State Office of History and Archaeology


Please check the Public Meetings schedule for specific meeting information.


Gerrit Verbeek, Planner II
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