Landmarks Board Members Needed
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erin Doherty, 206.684.0380, or Lois Maag, Communications, 206.615.0950
Mayor Murray seeks new members for Landmark Preservation Board
April 23, 2015 (SEATTLE, WA) – Mayor Edward Murray is looking for two new members to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board in the At-Large position and the Architect position.
The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties.
The Board is composed of two architects, two historians, one structural engineer, one representative each from the fields of real estate and finance, one member from the City Planning Commission, a Get Engaged member (a position for adults ages 18-29), and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the Mayor, subject to City Council confirmation.
Board meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. The Architect and Historian board members also serves on the Board’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). In general, Board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmark Board business.
Interested applicants must be Seattle residents, and Board members serve without compensation. Those interested in being considered should send a letter of interest and resume by May 15, 2015. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.
Please email your letter and resume to: Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov
(reference the Landmarks Preservation Board in the subject line)
To submit a paper copy, please address: Erin Doherty, Landmark Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649. For more information, contact Erin Doherty at (206) 684-0380.
The City of Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in the city’s boards and commissions. Women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, young persons, senior citizens, persons of color, and immigrants are encouraged to apply.
Photo: 1958 view of the Egan House, a designated Seattle Landmark owned by Historic Seattle / Credit: UW Special Collections