The Commission was created to implement a county-wide historic preservation program (ORS 358.622) which includes:

Heighten the public's awareness of our historic heritage;
Coordinate the local program with statewide and federal preservation programs;
Maintain a library on historic properties and helpful information on preservation techniques for the public's use at the Benton County Historical Museum; and
Oversee the Benton County Register or Historic Resources program.

Meets: Meets the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Avery Facility Large Conference Room on an as-needed basis.
Membership: 7 members
Term: 3 years
Department: Community Development Department (Web page)
Has Opening: Yes (2)
Note: This is a state-mandated board