Friday, December 14, 2012

Historic Preservation Commission Vacancy

The City of Sanford is seeking a member to fill a vacancy on the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC).

Requirements & Responsibilities

Interested candidates must:
  • be a resident of the City of Sanford;
  • be registered to vote in Sanford; and
  • have demonstrated a special interest, experience or education in history, architecture, archaeology, or a related field.
Once appointed to the HPC, members will:
  • recommend to City Council the designation of historic landmarks and districts;
  • grant requests for proposed changes to historic landmarks and properties situated within historic districts; and
  • conduct educational programs with respect to historic properties.

Commission Background

Formed in 1997, the HPC serves the public as a steward for historic properties and as a facilitator to people fortunate enough to own such properties.

The commission provides assistance to owners and tenants, helps them plan alterations for their properties, and guides owners through the application process necessary to implement those changes.

Members of the HPC are appointed by City Council for overlapping three-year terms. Candidates can learn more about the Historic Preservation Commission on the City's website. Click here to view the HPC's rules and procedures.

To Apply

You can download an application from the City's website. For more information about the Commission or for questions about the vacancy, contact Bonnie White at 919-777-1111.

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