Historic Preservation Commission
OverviewThe 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.
The Commission is comprised of 9 members, seven of the members are appointed by the Mayor with support of the City Council. All members should have demonstrated an interest and knowledge of history, architecture or preservation. In addition, every effort is made to appoint members with the following additional qualifications although the absence of a member with such qualifications shall not invalidate any action taken by the Commission:
a. One (1) member who is an architect who has professional experience in restoration or historic preservation.
b. One (1) member who is a member of the Blue Springs Historical Society.
c. One (1) member who is a property owner in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.
d. One (1) member who is a merchant in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.
The remaining 2 members are representatives of the Planning Commission and City Council. Members serve a 4-year term.
|Pam Albarelli, Vice Chairman||May 2014||April 2022|
|Chris Birkenmaier||May 2017||April 2022|
|Kay Burrus||May 2016||April 2020|
|Riley Burrus Sr.||May 2017||April 2021|
|Mary Potter||May 2016||April 2020|
|Frances Hose, Chairman||May 2017||April 2021|
|William Reid Hansen||May 2018||April 2022|
|Chris Lievsay, Councilman||May 2017||April 2019|
|Ken Billups, Jr., Planning Comm. Rep.||May 2017||May 2019|