Clinton 's Historic Preservation Commission is a nine-member volunteer board of local residents, appointed by the mayor, which was established to promote the conservation of historic areas and the preservation of cultural, social and architectural history in the Town of Clinton. Created by ordinance in 1990, the Commission has the responsibility to:
- Prepare a survey of historic sites.
- Coordinate with the Planning Board as appropriate on historic sites.
- Work with individuals, groups and other political entities to further historic interests.
- Study the advisability of historic districts within the town.
- Carry out such other advisory, educational and informational functions as will promote historic preservation in Clinton .
- Establish a home for historic artifacts and provide leadership in the community for the collection, display, and enjoyment of historic memorabilia and events.
- Restoration of the Welcome to Clinton Signs