Town of Palm Beach News Release

Posted on: January 24, 2018

Town Council to Appoint Member(s) to the Architectural and Landmarks Preservation Commissions

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The Town of Palm Beach announces board member openings on the Town’s Architectural Commission and Landmarks Preservation Commission effective March 2018.

The Architectural Commission reviews and approves modifications to any existing structures visible from public rights-of-way, new construction, and landscaping.  This commission is comprised of seven members and three alternate members who are Town registered voters appointed by the Town Council.  Members are appointed on the basis of experience in art, architecture, community planning, land development, real estate, landscape architecture, or other relevant business, profession, or civic interest.  

The Landmarks Preservation Commission safeguards the Town’s historic and cultural resources through its landmarked structures and historic districts.  This State of Florida Certified Commission reviews and approves structural and landscape modifications to landmark designated structures and properties.  This Commission is comprised of seven regular and three alternate members, who are registered voters of the Town of Palm Beach and appointed by the Town Council, and who have, to the highest extent practicable, a special knowledge of and a known interest in landmarks preservation.
 
All citizens interested in pursuing appointment to the Architectural Commission or the Landmarks Preservation Commission must complete the appropriate application for service and submit the same to the Town Clerk in hard copy or via electronic transmission to townclerk@townofpalmbeach.com  by Friday, March 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.   The appointments to the Architectural Commission and the Landmarks Preservation Commission will be on the agenda for consideration and potential action at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

The board/commission applications can be downloaded from the Town’s website (www.townofpalmbeach.com).  Please note that the Town’s website reflects specific applications for each board or commission.  Applications may also be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk at (561) 838-5416.

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