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Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking two new members to serve on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the Architect and Community Historian positions. The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director regarding proposed changes within the district such as signage, awnings, landscaping, storefront designs, paint colors, building materials, street furniture, and new construction.

The Board consists of seven members serving two-year terms.  Five members are elected by the Ballard Avenue Landmark District community for the positions of Resident (1), Property Owner (2), and Property Owner or Business Person (2).  The positions of Architect and Community Historian are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by Seattle City Council.

Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. In general, board members must commit approximately 2 hours per month to Board business. Board members serve without compensation. All board meetings are currently held virtually.

If you are interested in being considered, please submit a letter of interest and resume by Monday, May 30, 2022.

Please email your cover letter and resume to:
(reference the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board position in the subject line)
*Electronic submissions are preferred, if possible.*

To submit a paper copy, send to:
Minh Chau Le
Ballard Avenue Landmark District Coordinator
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
P.O. Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

For more information, contact Minh Chau Le 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.