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Preservation Dayton Mission, Goals and Objectives

Dayton Women's Club Our goals are to promote historic preservation by encouraging communication and creating a cohesive network among historic districts, societies and preservationists, local and regional governments, the business sector and the Dayton community at large.

Mission:┬áTo promote, protect and enhance Greater Dayton’s architectural heritage, it’s setting and impact on the quality of life.

Goals:

  1. To promote historic preservation by advocating the restoration, renovation and rehabilitation of historic structures and settings as economically viable activities and enhancements to the public welfare.
  2. To promote historic preservation by participating in and advocating a common sense approach to urban planning as it affects historic districts, areas, sites, buildings, structures and their contiguous neighborhoods.
  3. To promote historic preservation by facilitating the stabilization and continued improvement of historic districts, areas, sites, buildings, structures, and their contiguous neighborhoods.
  4. To promote historic preservation by encouraging communication and creating a cohesive network among historic districts, societies and preservationists, local and regional governments, the business sector and the community at large.
  5. To promote historic preservation by taking advantage of opportunities to act as a trustee or steward of historic properties.

Objectives

  1. Enhance PDI’s role as a liaison between the historic districts to identify and address common issue s and concerns
  2. Maintain vehicles for regular communication with membership and community at large including regularly scheduled meetings and a regularly published newsletter
  3. Expand knowledge of PDI and its mission throughout the region by public presentations, distribution of the newsletter, public events and other means
  4. Continue the annual recognition program for businesses, groups and individuals that have contributed to the goals of PDI
  5. Increase membership a minimum of 15% a year with a goal of reaching 500 members by 2003
  6. Take a formal position on public issues related to the mission of PDI
  7. Establish vehicles for influencing governmental decision making at all levels affecting historic preservation
  8. Insure that increased enforcement of the general building code, the historic overlay district zoning code, and the Landmarks Ordinance
  9. Seek increased partnership opportunities with the Montgomery County Historical Society, the 2003 Committee and other appropriate groups
  10. Pursue an officially designated seat for PDI on the Landmarks Commission
  11. Secured a formal role in the strengthening of the Landmarks Ordinance.