Historic Preservation Commission

Overview

The Historic Preservation Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council, the Planning Commission and the Zoning Administrator. The Board protects and enhances the City's architectural cultural, and social history, safeguarding that heritage and promotes the use of historic districts or landmarks as educational and cultural resources for the City.

Established by Municipal Code Section 402.050.


Meetings


Meetings of Historic Preservation Commission are held on the second Wednesday of each month on an as-needed basis.
  

Members


The Commission is comprised of nine members appointed by the Mayor with consent and approval of the City Council. All members should demonstrate an interest and knowledge of history, architecture or preservation. In addition, every effort is made to appoint members with the following additional qualifications:

a.  An architect who has professional experience in restoration or historic preservation.
b.  A member of the Blue Springs Historical Society.
c.  A property owner in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.
d.  A merchant in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.

The remaining two members are representatives of the Planning Commission and City Council. Members serve a three-year term, with the Planning Commission and City Councilmembers appointed annually.

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Board Members
Appointed
Term Expires
Frances Hose, Chairman 2019 2020
Pam Albarelli, Vice Chairman 2019 2020
     
Members:    
Pam Albarelli 2018 2022
Ken Billups, Jr., Planning Comm. Rep. 2019 2020
Chris Birkenmaier 2017 2021
Kay Burrus 2016 2020
Riley Burrus Sr. 2017 2020
Ryan Crider 2019 2022
Frances Hose 2017 2021
Chris Lievsay, Councilmember 2019 2020
Mary Potter 2016 2020