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60 Second Street
PO Box 219
98250

 

 

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BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES:  HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEW BOARD

(updated 03.14.08)

BACKGROUND & Mission

In 1998, the Town of Friday Harbor (TFH) created a Historic Preservation Program and the Historic Preservation Review Board to serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council. The Board considers and recommends measures and incentives that will encourage and foster preservation of historic structures, sites, or districts, and conducts design review for construction projects in the Historic District.

The HPRB is assigned the following responsibilities:

  • Identify and regulate historic districts or neighborhoods, as well as individual building sites;
  • Maintain an inventory of historic places or landmarks;
  • Implement and maintain an appropriate local preservation program;
  • Create and implement a local registry of historic places/landmarks;
  • Advise the Council on incentives to encourage the preservation of existing inventoried structures or sites;
  • Assist property owners in complying with the intents and purposes of the historic preservation element of the TFHs Comprehensive Plan using design review and other tools and processes;
  • Generally promote preservation of the Towns unique historic character and resources.

BOARD MEMBER QUALIFICATIONS AND TERM LENGTH

The Town of Friday Harbor Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) is a five-member volunteer board appointed by the Town Council. Members of the HPRB shall serve terms of two years. The Council shall appoint members with qualifications, skills or demonstrated experience and interest in one or more of the following categories: architecture/architectural history, historic preservation, landscape design, construction, planning, design review, historical research, real estate, and local history. A minimum of one member must be a Friday Harbor resident. Membership in the San Juan Historical Society is preferred, but not required.

MEETINGS

The HPRB meetings are held twice monthly, the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, at 7:00 pm, in the Town Council chambers, 60 Second Street. These meetings are open to the public.

CONTACT:  Sandy Strehlou, Historic Preservation Coordinator, 360.378.2810; www.historicfridayharbor.org, PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

03/14/2008

 

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