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File #: 196-2020    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Commission Interviews and Appointments Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action:
Title: Cultural Heritage Commission Membership
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Applications
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Tiffany Carranza, City Clerk

Prepared By: Paulette Cooper, Office Assistant II

TITLE:
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Cultural Heritage Commission Membership

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Interview applicants and appoint three individuals to the Cultural Heritage Commission, with one being designated as a Preservation Professional, terms effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022.

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DISCUSSION:
COMPOSITION AND PURPOSE OF THE COMMISSION

The Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC), is a five-member advisory body to the City Council on matters related to preservation of historic resources, particularly regarding the Historic Resources Element of the General Plan, and the Historic Preservation Ordinance (Napa Municipal Code Chapter 15.52). The Commission acts as the decision-making body for specified actions, particularly related to the consideration of certificates of appropriateness. (For detailed information on the composition, duties, and qualifications, see NMC Chapters 2.70 and 15.52).

No less than two members of the Commission must be designated "preservation professionals" defined as those who demonstrate professional experience in the field of architecture, landscape architecture, history, architectural history, rehabilitation and construction, urban planning, American studies, cultural geography, pre-historic and historic archeology, folklore or cultural anthropology, conservation, or other historic preservation related disciplines to such extent available in the community.

All members of the Commission must be registered voters and full-time residents, with the exception of the two designated preservation professionals, who may be full time residents of either the City of Napa or the County of Napa

NUMBER AND TIMING OF VACANCIES INCLUDING SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

There are three seats to be filled due to the term expirations of Rodney A. Ready, William A. Tuikka and Beverly Shotwell, effective Ju...

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