Mission and Vision Statement
Villa Rica retains its identity as a small southern town with an appreciation for its rich heritage. While cultivating and encouraging growth and prosperity, Villa Rica preserves the charm and civility that are hallmarks of the south.
The Villa Rica Historic Preservation Commission protects Villa Rica's heritage by researching local history, identifying significant historic sites, promoting education, and developing measures to preserve these sites. Success in this mission will be achieved when Villa Rica grows while preserving the spirit and symbols of its past.
Terri Lotti, Vice-Chair for the Villa Rica Historic Preservation
Commission, presents University of West Georgia Graduate Assistant
Shanda Davidson an award for outstanding work performed on the Historic
Lotti presents Dr. Ann McCleary, Professor at the University of West
Georgia, in the Center for Public History, with an award on behalf of
her and the University's tremendous service on the Villa Rica Historic
The first Historic Preservation Commission was sworn in at the August 5,
2008 City Council meeting. Those appointed to the Commission are:
Valerie Wilhelm, Patricia Proctor, Dr. William Mitchell (Emeritus),
Dana McCauley, Wallace A. (Wally) Hibbard and Teresa Lotti (not