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Historic Preservation Commission Attorney/Legal

  • Type:Committee/Commission Openings
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Volunteer
  • Posted Date:07/31/2019 3:00 PM

Historic Preservation Commission (Attorney position)

 

Type:                                  Volunteer

Salary/Pay Rate:               Volunteer

Posted Date:                      7/29/2019

 

Position Details:

The Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission seeks a member who is either a practicing attorney or other legal credentials with a Juris Doctorate to join the Commission in this specialist position. This person should have exhibit a significant interest in historic preservation and be prepared to attend at least one evening meeting a month (second Tuesday at 6:30 pm) and one state-wide meeting a year. Meetings frequently require some preparation, either reading material or on-site review of properties. 

 

This Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission member will serve a two-year term.

 

Note: This is not the County Historical Society, which is sometimes confused with the Commission.

 

Application Process:

Please submit a letter of application telling us why you wish to serve on the Historic Preservation Commission and what skills you bring to support the continuing work of the Historic Preservation Commission.

 

The mission of the Grand Forks Historic Preservation Commission is to foster Grand Forks' unique identity and economic vitality by preserving, protecting, and promoting its architectural and cultural heritage.

 To apply, click here.

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1. Members; Appointment; Terms

The board shall consist of the city engineer, or the authorized representative, city electrical inspector, who shall serve as executive secretary and who shall not be a voting member, and four (4) other members to be appointed by the mayor and approved by the city council for a period of two (2) years each or until their successors are appointed and approved, and they shall serve without compensation. The term of office of the four (4) appointed members shall expire on the same day as now prescribed for the expiration of terms of the appointive officers of the city. The four (4) members appointed shall consist of one (1) electrical contractor with at least five (5) years' contracting experience, one (1) master or journeyman electrician with at least five (5) years' practical experience, one (1) member representing the electrical industry, and one (1), member representing a related industry. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner and from the same class to which the retiring member belongs. This board shall schedule at least one (1) meeting a year and no more than twelve (12).

2. Duties

The city electrical board shall select from its members a chair and vice chair, prescribe rules for the management of its affairs, and review applications for city electrical contractors licensed within the city when referred to said board. The board shall also adopt rules and regulations to govern the duties and affairs on all items being recommended to the council for adoption and any other related items relating to the electrical industry where public welfare and safety are involved.

3. Members

  • Mark Lothspeich
    Apollo Electric
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2020

  • Greg Mattson
    Century Electric
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2020

  • Brian Poykko
    Poykko Engineering
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2020

  • Deb Thompson
    Xcel Energy
    Term Expiration - November 30, 2020

Staff

Bev Collings    Email
Inspections Department - 746-2631