Historic Preservation Board

Number of Members: Nine Regular
Term Length: Three years
Appointment Process: County-wide
Description: The Board conducts research on historic resources in the County; advises property owners on methods for preserving sites and artifacts; makes recommendations to the Planning Commission and the Board of County Commissioners regarding zoning and subdivision issues related to historic resources; facilitates the collection, cataloging, preservation and interpretation of donated historic artifacts; and works to educate County residents on historic matters.
Meets: First Wednesday of the month
6:00 p.m.
Meeting location: Philip S. Miller Building.
Staff contact: Judy Hammer 303-660-7460
Members Term Expires
Shannon Basher January 2015
Mary Ann Gabriel  January 2015
Reid Farmer January 2016
Phyllis Deremiah January 2016
Melanie Tafaro January 2017
Robin Mendelson January 2015
David Johnston January 2017
Jeff Clark  January 2016
Fred Blanchfield January 2017

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Application Form

  • Application for Appointment for Citizen Advisory Boards - If you are interested in applying for one of the advisory boards, please complete this online form. It will be submitted to staff for review.
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