西雅图市长办公室今天发布新闻，艾德穆雷市长(Edward Murray)目前正在寻找两名成员，加入西雅图地标保护委员会（Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board),另外他也在寻找国际特殊评审区域委员会（International Special Review District）的候选人, 详情如下。
Mayor Murray seeks candidates for International Special Review District Board
SEATTLE – Mayor Ed Murray invites the public to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board, the official board that reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use, and street improvements within theInternational Special Review District located in the Chinatown/International District. An elected position – Position #3 – Business Person, Property Owner, or Employee – has become vacant and, in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, is filled through a Mayoral appointment.
Individuals who live in the District, serve as a member of a community organization within the District, or demonstrate active interest in the community and in historic preservation are eligible and encouraged to apply. Candidates for the vacant seat are not required to be a business person, property owner, or employee. The appointee will complete the remainder of the elected term which ends November 30, 2014.
The goals of the seven-member board are to maintain architectural character, cultural heritage, social diversity, and through the use of historic preservation, enhance the economic climate in the International Special Review District. Board meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. In addition, board members may be asked to serve on an additional committee as the Board deems appropriate.
The ISRD Board is made up of five elected members and two members who are appointed by the mayor and confirmed by Seattle City Council. The five elected members consist of: two members who own property in the Chinatown/International District, or who own or are employed by businesses located in the Chinatown/ International District; two members who are either residents (including tenants) or persons with a recognized and demonstrated interest in the welfare of the Chinatown/International District community; and one member-at-large.
Applicants must reside within the city of Seattle and should send a letter of interest and resume by Wednesday, May 28.Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.
Email your letter and resume to: Rebecca.Frestedt@seattle.gov
(please reference International Special Review District Board in the subject line)
To submit a paper copy, address it to: Rebecca Frestedt, International Special Review District Board Coordinator, Seattle 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.
Two members sought for Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board
SEATTLE – Mayor Edward Murray is seeking two new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board. The 12-member board reviews all landmark nominations, makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for designation of citylandmarks, and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties. These recent openings are for the Real Estate position and a Historian position.
The Landmarks 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 (for young adults ages 18-29), 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. The architect and historian board members also serve on the Board’s Architectural Review Committee (ARC). In general, board members must commit approximately 10 hours per month to Landmarks 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 June 2, 2014. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.
Please email your letter and resume to: Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov
(reference the Landmarks Preservation Board in the subject line).
To submit a paper copy, address it to Erin Doherty, Landmark Preservation Board Coordinator, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.
For more information, call Erin Doherty, Landmarks Preservation Board Coordinator, at (206) 684-0380.
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.
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Historic Preservation Program is responsible for the designation and protection of more than 400 historic structures, sites, objects, and vessels, as well as seven historic districts located throughout the city.