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  Make a Difference - Vacancies on Design Review Board and Historic Preservation Advisory Committee
August 13, 2005

There are still two vacancies on the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee, and there will at least one vacancy on the Design Review Board soon with Roger Hodges retiring. Applications can be downloaded at http://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/cityclerk/Commissions/BOARD%20OR%20COMMISSION%20APPLICATION%20FORM.pdf, and turned in to the City Clerk. Appointments are made by Mayor Anderson and conformed by the City Council. Email me with any questions. For more information about these organizations, see http://bpc.iserver.net/codes/richmond/index.htm and http://bpc.iserver.net/codes/richmond/index.htm.

Membership - Historic Preservation Advisory Committee

Members shall have documented experience, education and/or commitment related to historic preservation, be nominated by the Mayor and approved by the Council. The term of each member and alternate shall be four years, with the initial appointments randomly staggered so that four members have a four-year term and three members have a two-year term. Committee members shall include two representatives from the community at-large and five representatives from the following associations, commissions, boards, committees, and community organizations. Members shall have demonstrated an interest and pertinent experience in historic preservation issues and ideally include at least one architect, landscape architect and general building contractor;

(1)  Richmond Museum Association;

(2) Point Richmond History Association;

(3) Richmond Planning Commission;

(4) Design Review Board;

(5) Rosie the Riveter Trust;

(6) Richmond Arts and Cultural Commission;

(7) Contra Costa County Historical Society;

(8) Richmond Chamber of Commerce;

(9) American Institute of Architects

(10) Society of Architectural Historians

Membership - Design Review Board

Membership. The DRB shall consist of seven (7) persons who live or work in the City of Richmond. At least five (5) of the members shall be persons who reside in the City of Richmond. Membership of the board shall consist of 1 architect, 2 lay persons, 1 person from the business community, 1 landscape architect or expert in a wide range of design/construction fields, the remainder (2 positions) shall be persons who are qualified to analyze and interpret architectural and design plans.