Cottonwood seeks volunteers for the Historic Preservation Commission
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The Town of Cottonwood is seeking candidates to fill two seats on its Historic Preservation Commission for a three-year term. This volunteer position is appointed by the City Council and serves without pay. The available seat may be filled either by a resident of the incorporated town of Cottonwood or by a non-resident with substantial ties to the town.
The Commission is made up of seven members, five of whom must be residents of the city. The two members who do not need to be residents of the city must have substantial ties within the corporate limits of the city, such as owning a building, owning a business, employment within the limits of the city or according to any other factor deemed relevant by the City. Advice. Professional experience in the fields of architecture, urban planning, history, archeology or construction is strongly desired, but not mandatory.
The Commission works in an advisory capacity on issues relating to historic preservation, strives to educate the public about the values of historic preservation efforts, assists in the development of procedures to protect and enhance historic resources, and maintains a preservation plan. history for the town of Cottonwood. . The Commission also reviews development in historic districts, maintains inventory of local historic properties, and helps designate historic landmarks for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Any resident interested in serving the community is encouraged to consider applying for this volunteer opportunity. Commission applications are available at the Office of Human Resources, located at 821 N. Main Street, by calling 928-340-2713, or online at www.cottonwoodaz.gov/368/Volunteer-Opportunities. Completed applications should be submitted to the Human Resources Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
For more information about the Commission, please contact Jim Padgett of the Community Development Department at 928-634-5505 ext. 3320.