Mayor seeks local architect for Ballard Ave Landmark District Board

Mayor Ed Murray announced today that applications are now open for a position on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for a local architect who has a demonstrated interest in our neighborhood.

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board comprises of seven members who aim to protect the historical and architectural values of the street. The board regulates proposed changes to the external façades of buildings, structures and public rights-of-way located within the district boundaries.

The Board includes two district property owners, two district property owners/business persons, one district tenant/resident, one architect and one Ballard historian or person with a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community.

Of the seven members, five are elected for a two-year terms at annual elections, and two are appointed by the Mayor and approved by Seattle City Council.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. Board members usually must commit two to four hours per month to Board related business. Members of the Board serve without compensation and they must be Seattle residents.

If you are interested in applying send a resume and letter of interest by May 13 to and reference Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the subject line.

Submit a paper copy to the following address:

Heather McAuliffe – Coordinator, Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

To find out more information contact Heather McAuliffe at (206) 684-0229.

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