Mayor Durkan seeks members for four Landmarks Preservation Board


positions including At-Large, Urban Planning, History, and Real Estate

by SEAneighborhoods on January 4, 2021

Mayor Jenny Durkan is seeking four new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the at-large, urban planning, history, and real estate positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all 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 urban planning, real estate, and finance; a Get Engaged member (a position for ages 18-29); and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the Mayor and subject to City Council confirmation. Board meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. Board members may also serve on the Board’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). In general, board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmarks Board business. Interested applicants must be Seattle residents, and Board members serve without compensation. If interested in being considered, send a letter of interest and resume by Monday, January 25th. Please email your letter and resume to: Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov (reference the Landmarks Preservation Board Position in the subject line) Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible. To submit a paper copy, please address: Erin Doherty, Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, PO Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649. For more information, contact Erin Doherty at (206) 684-0380.