Two Openings on Manatee County Preservation Board



Manatee County is accepting applications for two positions on the Historic Preservation Board, a citizens advisory committee that makes decisions regarding Manatee County’s archaeologically, historically and aesthetically significant sites, districts and zones. Applicants must be registered voters in Manatee County. Candidates should have knowledge of archaeological, historical or architectural development, or a deep concern for the preservation, development and enhancement of historic resources in the County. The Historic Preservation Board is composed of five volunteer members who are appointed by the County Commission for four-year terms. The group meets a minimum of four times a year. The board’s responsibilities include: encouraging historical and archaeological preservation; identifying historic buildings and sites and archaeological sites in Manatee County; encouraging property owners to seek local historic landmark designation; ensuring appropriate preservation, restoration, renovation, development and adaptive reuse of historical buildings and archaeological sites; and developing and maintaining a system of survey and inventory of historic properties. Applications are due June 22, and may be found online at the website below.

Manatee County Historic Preservation Board Application

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