City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 04
Chapter 04.35
Section 04.35.020

Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.35 Landmarks Commission

Section 04.35.020 Establishment - Membership
  1. There is created the city/county historic landmarks commission (herein called the “commission”) consisting of eleven total members who shall have demonstrated experience and/or interest in historic preservation: two members of the commission shall appointed at large by the County board and nine members shall be nominated by the mayor and appointed by the city council. The commission should have the following composition:

    1. two members shall be architects registered in the state of Washington, one of whom may be a registered landscape architect;

    2. One member shall be a state-certified real estate appraiser;

    3. two members shall be historians with appropriate degrees or equivalent experience;

    4. one member shall be a professional archaeologist or anthropologist with the appropriate degree;

    5. One member shall be an experienced preservation construction specialist.

    6. two members shall be city residents chosen at-large.

  2. All city appointments to the commission other than the two members chosen from city residents at-large may include non-residents of the City.

  3. A non-voting “youth liaison” may also be appointed by the commission to act as liaison to a younger audience and report on issues pertaining to youth in Spokane. The youth liaison will provide a platform for younger voices in local government and must:

    1. Be a resident of the city or county of Spokane;

    2. be a junior or senior in high school; and

    3. have a demonstrated interest in historic preservation, architecture, history or related field.

Date Passed: Monday, April 25, 2016

Effective Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016

ORD C35383 Section 1