How To Apply As Historical Commissioner
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. Learn more about qualifications.
Members must be able to commit to monthly board meetings, occasional joint planning sessions, and required preparation time.
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
Download An Application to Print and Mail or Apply Online Here
Please note: Incomplete applications may not be considered, so please submit all materials requested in the application packet. Application materials cannot be submitted via email.
INVITATION TO SERVE
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.
Applications are accepted on a continuous basis, whether or not there is a current opening. Applications will be kept on file for a period of one year from date of receipt and are considered each time a position becomes available.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (360) 486-8704 or email@example.com.
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 Historical 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.
Time Commitment and Compensation
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