The City Clerk’s Office continuously accepts applications for all Boards and Commissions. Apply here for the Historic Resources Board
Chair: Martin Bernstein Vice Chair: Margaret Wimmer Staff Liaison: Amy French, Chief Planning Official- 650-329-2336 Council Liaison: Council Member Karen Holman firstname.lastname@example.org
The Historic Resources Board is composed of seven members appointed by the City Council and serves without pay. The responsibilities of the Board include:
Reviewing and making recommendations to the Architectural Review Board on proposed exterior changes of commercial and multiple-family buildings on the Historic Building Inventory
Reviewing and making recommendations on exterior changes of significant (Categories 1 and 2) single-family residences on the Historic Building Inventory
Researching and making recommendations to the City Council on proposed additions and on reclassifications of existing buildings on the Inventory; and
Performing other functions as may be delegated from time to time to the Historic Resources Board by the City Council
Members have demonstrated interest in and knowledge of history, architecture or historic preservation. One (1) member is an owner/occupant of a category one or two historic structure, or of a structure in an historic district; three (3) members are architects, landscape architects, building designers or other design professionals and at least one (1) member possesses academic education or practical experience in history or a related field.
Terms are for three years and commence on November 1. See PAMC Chapters 2.16, 2.27 and 16.49. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at 650-329-2571.
Effective March 1, 2015, regular meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month and are cablecast live on Government Channel 26. Please check the Schedule of City Meetings for exact dates, times and location.