Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose is accepting applications for vacancies on the Historic Preservation Commission. The city encourages community members with prior experience or an interest in historic preservation to apply. Appointees will serve three-year terms expiring on October 16, 2026. Applications are due by 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.
The Historic Preservation Commission serves as the evaluative body for historic properties in the City of Montrose, providing recommendations to the 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 Historic Preservation Commission visit www.cityofmontrose.org/History.
Applications are available at City Hall, 400 E. Main Street, at www.CityofMontrose.org/History, or by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 970.240.1430.