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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: Mayor seeks candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

10/31/2012  2:35:00 PM
Genna Nashem (206) 684-0227
Lois Maag  (206) 615-0950

Mayor seeks candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Mike McGinn invites residents to apply for two open positions (one attorney and one historian or architectural historian) on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. Individuals who have an interest in the historical preservation of the district are encouraged to apply.

The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation Board reviews land use, new construction, changes of use, facade alterations, signs, and street improvements within the Pioneer Square Preservation District. Members serve a term of three years and are eligible for reappointment. Applicants must reside within the city of Seattle and should send a letter of interest and resume by Friday, November 30, 2012.

The goals of the board are to preserve, protect, and enhance the historic character of the Pioneer Square Historic District. The board is composed of two district property owners, two architects and one of each of the following - retail business owner, attorney, historian/ architectural historian, human services representative, member-at-large, and a young adult appointed through the Get Engaged Boards and Commissions program.

Board meetings are held at 9:00 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. In addition, board members may be asked to serve on an additional committee, which also meets twice a month. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.

Please email your letter and resume to: (reference Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the subject line).

To submit a paper copy, address it to: Genna Nashem, Pioneer Square Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA, 98124-4649.


The Pioneer Square Preservation Board is coordinated by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods provides programs and services that engage residents in civic participation, foster stronger communities, make government more accessible, and preserve and enhance the character of Seattle’s neighborhoods.

Department of Neighborhoods

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