Historic Preservation Commission
The Historic Preservation Commission is authorized under TMC 2.62.040 to advise the City Council on matters of Tumwater history and historic preservation. The major responsibility of the Commission is to identify and actively encourage preservation of the City's historic resources by initiating and maintaining a register of historic places and reviewing proposed changes to register properties; to raise community awareness of the City's history and historic resources; and to serve as the City's primary resource in matters of history, historic planning, and preservation.
The Commission is responsible for submittal of nominations to the State and National Registers of Historic Places and serves as the local review board, making determination concerning the eligibility of historic properties for special valuation and verifying that the improvements are consistent with the Washington State Advisory Council's Standards for Rehabilitation and Maintenance.
Terms & ResidencyThis commission consists of seven members, serving terms of three years. Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Residency requirements are exempt for two positions per TMC 2.62.040, to ensure that at least two representatives are from the professional disciplines specified in the ordinance.
|1. David C. Shipley, Chair (Professional)
|2. Alex Rossiter, Vice Chair
|3. Marnie Slakey
|4. Don Trosper||10/31/2021|
|5. David Nicandri (Professional)
|6. Angela Jefferson
|7. Renee Radcliff Sinclair
Chuck Denney, Parks & Recreation Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, (360) 754-4160.
Historic Preservation Commission Meetings
For your convenience, meeting records from the past year are available on the City's website located here: 2019 Historic Preservation Committee Meetings. For meeting records from prior years, search the Tumwater Records Center.
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