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Mayor Durkan seeks member for the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is seeking a new member to serve 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 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 landmark district property owners, two district property owners/businesspersons, 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. This position is also for a two-year term.

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.

If interested in being considered, send a letter of interest and resume by May 31, 2019 to:

Heather.McAuliffe@seattle.gov
(reference Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the subject line)

Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible. 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.For more information, please call Heather McAuliffe at (206) 684-0229.


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.