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PUBLIC NOTICE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD VACANCY

The City of Wenatchee is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the City’s Historic Preservation Board. There is currently one vacant position that the City would like to fill as soon as possible. The Historic Preservation Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Hall Council Chambers.

The City of Wenatchee’s Historic Preservation Board is comprised volunteers and serves in an advisory capacity to the Wenatchee City Council and the Community and Economic Development Department. The Historic Preservation Board reviews all properties for placement or removal on the Wenatchee and National Register of Historic Places and makes recommendations to the City Council for final approval. It also reviews significant changes to properties listed on the local register and/or located in the Grandview Historic District prior to permit issuance.

Applications may be obtained through the City Clerk’s office at Wenatchee City Hall, 129 South Chelan, Wenatchee (Phone: 509-888-6204/Email: cityclerk@wenatcheewa.gov) or on the City of Wenatchee’s website at (www.wenatcheewa.gov).

The City of Wenatchee is proud of the many historic homes and commercial buildings that have been restored and maintained to state and national historic preservation standards. The largest concentrations of historic properties are located within the Grandview Historic District (Wenatchee's Register of Historic Places), a residential area west of downtown and the Downtown Wenatchee Historic District (National Register of Historic Places) with almost 100 properties within the area bound by North First and Kittitas Streets and by Columbia and Mission Streets. Here is the full listing of the City's Register of Historic Properties.  

historic buildingThe city is a Certified Local Government (CLG), a National Parks service program administered by the Washington State's Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP). As a CLG, the City of Wenatchee is responsible for maintaining a historic preservation commission, surveying local historic properties, enforcing state or local preservation laws, reviewing National Register Nominations, and providing for public participation in historic preservation activities. Some of the benefits are CLGs may apply for special grants and may offer Special Tax Valuation to locally listed properties and those contributing properties to local or national historic districts.

The City of Wenatchee’s Historic Preservation Board is comprised volunteers and serves in an advisory capacity to the Wenatchee City Council and the Community and Economic Development Department. The Historic Preservation Board reviews all properties for placement or removal on the Wenatchee and National Register of Historic Places and makes recommendations to the City Council for final approval. It also reviews all changes to properties listed on the local register and/or located in the Grandview Historic District prior to permit issuance.

2015 Historic Preservation Board Members: 

  • Jon Campbell (Chair)
  • Bob Culp
  • Lisa Dahlgreen
  • Mark Seman
  • Beth Spadoni  
  • Lindsey Smith (Vice Chair) 
  • Carol VanArnam

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Wenatchee City Hall Council Chambers.   Meeting agendas and minutes are posted.  Please refer to the City Calendar. Board members tour properties and meet with City of Wenatchee property owners on a regular basis.  If you have specific comments and would like to address the Board at their regular meeting, please contact Kirsten Larsen, Associate Planner (Historic Preservation Officer), at klarsen@wenatcheewa.gov.

CURRENT APPLICATION

HP-15-03: The City of Wenatchee has received an application submitted by Brett Hamilton, Hamilton Investment Group, LLC to request Special Property Tax Valuations for Units 202, 203, 205, 207, and 300 located at 11 Spokane Street, also known as the GO USA Building, for interior modifications. The subject property is located at 11 Spokane Street, Units 202, 203, 205, 207, and 300, identified as
Assessor's Parcel Nos. 22-20-10-596-202, 22-20-10-596-203, 22-20-10-596-205, 22-20-10-596-207, and 22-20-10-598-010.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING

For additional information, please contact the Planning Department at (509) 888-3200.   

View Past Meetings
MeetingDate/TimeAgenda
Historic Preservation Board Meeting8/5/2015 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting9/2/2015 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting10/7/2015 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting11/4/2015 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting12/2/2015 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting1/6/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting2/3/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting3/2/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting4/6/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting5/4/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting6/1/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting7/6/2016 5:30 PM Not Available
Historic Preservation Board Meeting8/3/2016 5:30 PM Not Available

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