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2/1/2012  
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New members sought for Landmarks Preservation Board

Mayor Mike McGinn invites residents to apply for two at-large positions on the Landmarks Preservation Board. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The deadline to submit is February 28, 2012.

The Board is composed of two architects, two historians, one structural engineer, one representative each from the fields of real estate and finance, one member from the City Planning Commission, a Get Engaged member, and three members at-large. All appointments are made by the Mayor, subject to City Council confirmation.

Board meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3:30 p.m. Board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Board business.

Interested applicants must be Seattle residents, and board members serve without compensation. Those interested in being considered should send a letter of interest and resume by Tuesday, February 28, 2012.

The letter and resume should be emailed to: Sarah.Sodt@seattle.gov (reference Landmarks Preservation Board in the subject line)

Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible. To submit a paper copy, send it to: Sarah Sodt, Landmark Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA, 98124-4649. For more information, call Sarah Sodt at (206) 615-1786.

The City of Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in the city's boards and commissions. Women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, young persons, senior citizens, persons of color, and immigrants are encouraged to apply.

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