Manatee County accepting applications for Historic Preservation Board

  • Aug 23, 2017

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Aug. 23, 2017) – Manatee County is accepting applications for two positions on the Historic Preservation Board, a citizens advisory committee that makes decisions regarding Manatee County’s archaeologically, historically and aesthetically significant sites, districts and zones.
 
Applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. Candidates should have knowledge of archaeological, historical or architectural development, or a deep concern for the preservation, development and enhancement of historic resources in the County.
 
The Historic Preservation Board is composed of five volunteer members who are appointed by the County Commission for four-year terms. The group meets a minimum of four times a year in the First Floor Chambers of the Manatee County Administrative Building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W.
 
The board’s responsibilities include:
 
  • Encourage historical and archaeological preservation.
  • Identify historic buildings and sites and archaeological sites in Manatee County.
  • Encourage property owners to seek local historic landmark designation.
  • Ensure appropriate preservation, restoration, renovation, development and adaptive reuse of historical buildings and archaeological sites.
  • Develop and maintain a system of survey and inventory of historic properties.
Applications are due by September 8, 2017, and may be found online at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards.
 
Contact Bobbi Roy at (941) 748-4501 ext. 6878 or bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org for more information.
 

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