City of Seattle seeks candidates for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board is seeking a new member to join their seven-member group. The City of Seattle is inviting local architects, “with a particular interest in the history of Ballard avenue,” to apply.

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board, “protects the historical and architectural values and significance of the district by regulating all proposed changes to the external appearance of buildings, structures, and public rights-of-way located within the district boundaries.”

From the City of Seattle:

The board is composed of two district property owners, two district property owners/business persons, one district tenant/resident, an architect, and one Ballard historian or person with a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. Five board members are elected for a two-year term at annual elections in the district, and two are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The opening on the board is for the architect position.

Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. Board members generally must commit two to four hours a month to Board business. Board members serve without compensation.

Applicants should send a resume and letter of interest by April 5 to Heather McAuliffe, Coordinator, Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PO Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

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