Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission

The City Council is seeking applications for non-paying volunteer's to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission.

The following non-paying positions are open: 

  • At Large
  • Alternate 2

The Historic Preservation Commission is charged with establishing a local historic preservation program, integrating historic preservation into local, state and federal planning and decision-making processes. The program is designed to promote the preservation of historic and prehistoric sites, structures, objects, buildings and historic districts. 

The Historic Preservation Commission is formed of volunteers from Missoula's neighborhoods, businesses and preservation professionals, and was established by the Montana City Council in 1989. All members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation. Members shall serve as individuals, not advocates for any specific jurisdiction, neighborhood, or association. 

The role of an At Large position is to attend all Historic Preservation Commission meetings and participate fully in board discussions, and serve as a voting member.  
 
The role of an alternate is to attend all Historic Preservation Commission meetings, to participate fully in board discussions, and to serve as a regular voting member in the absence of a regular member or in the event of a board vacancy where the vacating board member doesn’t wish or isn’t able to continue serving until a successor is appointed by City Council.  The Historic Preservation Commission has two alternate members.  Alternate 1 is called upon first to serve as a voting member and Alternate 2 is called upon second. 

The commission meets monthly. The term date for the At Large position begins immediately and ends on December 31, 2019.  The term date for the Alternate 2 position begins immediately and ends on December 31, 2018.

How to Apply 
 
 Apply on line here 
  
 Download an application form 
 
Applicants for the commission will interview with the City Council Land Use and Planning committee.  Applications are accepted until the positions are filled. If you have any questions or want details about any of the functions of the positions or qualifications to apply, please call Marty Rehbein, CMC, City Clerk, at 552-6078.