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Chapter Five

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implementation plan

Action Items

Timeframe

Objective A:

Continue implementation of the Strategic Plan for the Inventory, Conservation, Programming,

Access and Management of Raleigh’s Historic Cemeteries.

Short-term:

1-5 Years

Medium-term:

Up to 10 Years

Long-term:

10+ Years

1 Continue review of the recommended priorities found in the Strategic Plan for the Inventory, Conservation

and Management of Raleigh Historic Cemeteries for possible funding and implementation.

2 Identify and secure adequate resources to ensure priority objectives of the strategic plan are achieved for

historic cemeteries.

On-Going On-Going

3 Provide resources to ensure compliance with the Operations and Maintenance Manual guidelines,

procedures and schedules.

On-Going On-Going

4 Adhere to the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for Preservation with regard to the overall management,

repair, conservation and ongoing maintenance of Raleigh’s historic cemeteries.

On-Going On-Going

5 Coordinate the mission and goals of the Historic Cemeteries Advisory Board work program against the

Strategic Plan, Raleigh Design Guidelines and current Cemeteries Ordinance.

Objective B:

Develop an Operations and Maintenance Manual for the city’s historic cemetery properties.

1

Review recommendations from the Strategic Plan, guidance from the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for

Preservation and comparative best practices in the development of management and maintenance goals and

objectives.

Every 5 Yrs.

Every 5 Yrs.

2 Complete and periodically update the Cemetery Operations and Maintenance Manual.

Every 5 Yrs.

Every 5 Yrs.

Objective C:

Develop and expand partnerships for programs and funding toward preservation, conservation,

rehabilitation, programs, and access to the city’s historic cemeteries.

1 Identify priority projects and opportunities for partnerships consistent with Objective A.

2 Develop and promote a Historic Cemetery Volunteer Program.

On-Going On-Going

3 Identify and secure additional private and public funding sources for preservation, conservation, and

rehabilitation efforts.

On-Going

4 Recommend changing to “Promote existing partnership with Raleigh City Cemeteries Preservation, Inc. to

identify new potential partnership opportunities

On-Going

Action Items

Timeframe

Objective A:

Continue to investigate and utilize opportunities to use technology.

Short-term:

1-5 Years

Medium-term:

Up to 10 Years

Long-term:

10+ Years

1 Complete the conversion of all hardcopy burial records into an electronic database.

2 Develop an interactive website that would allow for public searches of burial records, provide gravesite

location, and other information.

On-Going On-Going

3 Develop accurate mapping of our historic cemeteries through physical surveys, GIS and other relevant

methods.

On-Going On-Going

Goal 3:

The City of Raleigh will continue to support, preserve and restore the city’s historic cemeteries.

Goal 4:

The City of Raleigh will support the interpretation of our historic public cemeteries in a manner that

will insure stewardship and conservation of these valuable resources.

Historic Resources: Goal 4 Action Items continue on next page.

= Action Item will start or is currently underway.

Historic Resources continued.

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