In addition to its duties prescribed in Chapter 62, Article II, Division 6, the Landmarks Commission shall:
Cooperate with the State Historic Preservation Officer and the State Historic Preservation Review Board in promoting the inclusion of properties designated as historic structures, sites or districts in the National Register of Historic Places.
Facilitate in continuing citizen education about the historical heritage of the Village and the structures and sites designated as historic.
Work with Village staff to research, seek and, when authorized by the Village Board, apply for alternative funding sources such as grants, donations, and bequests as applicable for the purpose of historic preservation in the Village.
Recommend that the Village Board designate historic structures, historic sites, and Historic Districts within the Village limits, based on the criteria of Section 62-394. In performing these functions, the commission may engage the assistance of qualified professionals.
Review and determine applications for certificates of appropriateness under Section 62-395 and approving demolition of historic structures when appropriate pursuant to Section 62-397.
Review and recommend policies, programs and municipal purchases related to historic preservation.