Mayor Murray seeks candidate for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Ballard Landmark District blogMayor Murray is inviting applicants for an opening on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community.

The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values and significance of the Ballard Avenue Landmark District by regulating all proposed changes to the external appearance of buildings, structures, and public rights-of-way located within the district boundaries

The Board includes two district property owners, two district property owners/business persons, one district tenant/resident, one architect and one Ballard historian or person with a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. Five board members are elected for a two-year term at annual elections in the District, and two are appointed by the Mayor and approved by Seattle City Council.

Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. Board members generally must commit two to four hours a month to Board business. Members serve without compensation and must be Seattle residents.

Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest by Tuesday, May 19. Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.

Please email your letter and resume to: Heather.McAuliffe@seattle.gov (reference Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the subject line). To submit a paper copy, mail it to: Heather McAuliffe, Coordinator, Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board, 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.

For more information, call Ms. McAuliffe at (206) 684-0229.