Mayor Murray seeks applicants for Landmark Preservation Board positions

Mayor Murray is on the lookout for two new members to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board, specifically in the At-Large position and the Architect positions.

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 comprises 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 and are 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. Submit your application electronically to Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov or mail it to the address below

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.

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