Friday, February 24, 2012

City's Landmarks Preservation Board Has Two Openings

New members  are being sought for the Landmarks Preservation Board, a 12-member Board, that makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews 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, and three members at-large.

The deadline to submit a letter of interest and resume is Monday by email to,  reference Landmarks Preservation Board in the subject line. All appointments are made by the Mayor,  and subject to City Council confirmation.   Applicants must be Seattle residents.

Board members serve without compensation and meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30pm. Board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Board business.

For more information, call Sarah Sodt at (206) 615-1786. .

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