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Apply for the Landmarks Preservation Commission


Feb. 6, 2015



Reuben McKnight, Staff Liaison, (253)591-5220


Apply by Feb. 13 for the Landmarks Preservation Commission


The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill one volunteer At-Large position on the Landmarks Preservation Commission open to individuals with a demonstrated interest in historic preservation who are residents of Tacoma.


The Landmarks Preservation Commission consists of 11 members who are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of the City Council. Membership is composed of three architects,four individuals with professional expertise in preservation related fields, one representative from the Tacoma Arts Commission, and three interested citizens. Non-voting ex-officio members may be appointed to represent property and business owners within Tacoma's historic districts. 


The Commission oversees the establishment and regulation of landmarks, local historic districts, proposed name changes for public facilities, and certain property tax incentives.


For more information on the Landmarks Preservation Commission, please visit their website or contact Reuben McKnightat (253) 591-5220.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Nicole Emery at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5178, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.