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City of Seattle
Mike McGinn (former Mayor)
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Mayor Seeks Candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10/26/2012  3:00:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Genna Nashem (206) 684-0227


Mayor Seeks Candidates for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

SEATTLE - 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, façade 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 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 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:

Genna.Nashem@seattle.gov

(please reference Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the subject line). 

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

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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