STOCKTON, CA – The City of Stockton is accepting applications for one vacancy on the nine-member (9) Cultural Heritage Board, due to resignation of one of its members. Full terms are for four (4) years. The person appointed will serve the rest of the term held by the resigning member. The term will begin upon appointment and end October 31, 2011. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 6:00 p.m.Appointments are made by the Planning Commission and ratified by the City Council. Applicants must live in the city of Stockton and not hold any public office or place of employment with the City of Stockton.
The Cultural Heritage Board formed to preserve and promote the City’s historical, cultural and architectural resources and to make recommendations City officials in these matters. Responsibilities include the evaluation of historically an architecturally significant buildings and sites, the nomination of landmarks and historic districts, the sponsorship of the Award of Excellence Program, and bestowing the Captain Weber and Glen Allen Awards. A background in preservation, architecture, architectural history, construction technology, local history, law or real estate is beneficial.
The Cultural Heritage Board is an advisory body to the City Planning Commission. Meetings are held bi-monthly on the first Wednesday of the month, 5:15 p.m., at City Hall, 425 N. El Dorado Street. There is no remuneration.
Application forms are available from the Office of the City Clerk, 425 N. El Dorado Street, or, online at www.stocktongov.com. For additional information, please call the Community Development Department at (209) 937-8444, or, visit www.stocktongov.com.
Information Provided by the City of Stockton
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