PRESS RELEASE: City Seeks Volunteer for Landmark Commission

Press Release

City Seeks Volunteer for Landmark Commission

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY
April 16, 2019

CONTACT
Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager 
lmaher@redmond.gov
425-556-2427

Redmond, WA – The City of Redmond is seeking one new volunteer member of the Landmark Commission. One position is currently open for residents who live within the City limits and have an interest in historic architecture and places. Applications are currently being accepted and interested residents are encouraged to apply by May 3, 2019.

Since 2005, the Landmark Commission has promoted, protected, and incentivized improvements to landmark properties in Redmond. The Commission reviews Certificates of Appropriateness regarding modifications to designated landmarked properties, makes recommendations to the Redmond City Council regarding applications to the City’s Heritage Grant program, and advises the Mayor and City Council on issues pertaining to historic and archaeological resources. The Commission also works through an Interlocal Agreement with the King County Regional Landmarks Commission for designating properties as historic landmarks.

Commissioners serve four-year terms and attend periodic meetings on the first and third Thursday’s of the month. Meetings are held as needed, for business purposes. Commissioners will occasionally participate on special committees, attend public meetings and events, cultivate community engagement around historic preservation projects and programs, and meet with City Council and other commissions.

To learn more about the Landmark Commission or to apply, please go to http://www.redmond.gov/Commissions/ and submit a completed online application. There is no deadline, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. on May 3, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions and more information contact Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager, at lmaher@redmond.gov or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on www.redmond.gov.

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