Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is accepting applications for three seats on the Historic Preservation Commission. Each appointee will serve a three-year term, expiring on October 16, 2024. Applications are due by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
The city encourages community members with prior experience or an interest in historic preservation to apply. At least two of the three appointees must reside within city limits and at least one of the three appointees must have previous experience in a preservation-related discipline.
The Historic Preservation Commission serves as the evaluative body for historic properties within the city, providing recommendations to City Council on historic property designations, assisting with public education regarding municipal history and historic preservation, and reviewing best practices for designation standards and preservation efforts throughout the community.
Historic Preservation Commissioners are appointed by the City Council. At least 60%of the Commission's members are residents of the city, and at least 40% of them are professionals or individuals with extensive expertise in a preservation-related discipline, including but not limited to history, architecture, landscape architecture, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, planning, or archaeology.
To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.cityofmontrose.org/History.
Applications are available at City Hall, 433 S. First Street, at www.CityofMontrose.org/History, or by calling 970.240.1430.