BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
How to Apply to Serve as a Historical Commissioner
The City of Lacey accepts application packets from citizens interested in serving on the Historical Commission on a continuous basis, whether or not there is a current opening. Application packets are kept on file for a period of one year from date of receipt and are considered each time a position becomes available. Applicants may be contacted by the Mayor to discuss the responsibilities of the position and interest in serving. The full City Council affirms citizen board and commission appointments based on the recommendation of the Mayor.
Applicants with a variety of skills, interests and experiences are encouraged to apply.
General members of the Historical Commission must reside within the City of Lacey or the Lacey Urban Growth Area (UGA). Professional-member exceptions to this requirement can be granted by the Mayor and City Council.
At least two members of the commission must be professionals in the disciplines of history, architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, planning, cultural anthropology, archaeology, cultural geography, or American studies, and have experience in evaluating historic resources.
Members must be able to commit to monthly commission meetings, occasional joint planning sessions, and required preparation time.
TERMS OF OFFICE
Historical Commissioners serve 3-year terms with a 2-term service limit.
All commission members serve in a volunteer capacity.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION
It is the City's policy to seek the best-qualified candidates and provide equal opportunity in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or disability. The City provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Contact the Human Resources Office to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be necessary. Phone: (360) 491-3214; TDD: 800-833-6388
To obtain an application packet for a current or future Historical Commission opening:
- Contact the Deputy City Clerk at (360) 438-2620 or firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to have an application packet mailed to you; or
- Stop by the City Manager's Office at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street SE, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; or
- Download Application Packet (PDF).
Please note: Incomplete applications may not be considered, so please be sure to submit all materials requested in the application packet. Application materials cannot be submitted online or via E-mail.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact the Deputy City Clerk at email@example.com or (360) 438-2620.