The City’s Historic Preservation Commission reviews policies and programs related to historic preservation, with primary objectives of maintaining an inventory of historic resources and being a voice for preservation. The Commission is comprised of five citizens. Three Commissioners’ terms end in late March and the City is looking for new members. Commissioners serve a three-year term and meet the fourth Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall. The City of Cedar Falls strives to achieve gender balance in all Boards and Commissions.
Minimum qualifications to be a Commission member are:
- Must be a citizen and resident of the City of Cedar Falls.
- Must be age 18 or over.
- Demonstrates a positive interest in historic preservation.
- Possess interest or expertise in architecture, architectural history, historic preservation, city planning, building rehabilitation, real estate, local history, or conservation in general.
- Each new Commission member shall attend one state-sponsored training session or approved historic preservation training session within the first year of his or her term of office. The City can provide compensation for training and travel costs.
If you are interested, please submit an application no later than March 7th to the following address:
City Clerk’s Office
220 Clay Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Applications can be found on the Commission’s website or can be picked up at City Hall. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to email or call 319-268-5185.