Michael Draze, Chairperson
John Larson, Vice-Chairperson
Makes final decisions as well as
recommendations to the City Council on most types of development applications. Also
advises the Council on long-range planning. Meetings are held on the second and fourth
Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall.
Architectural Review Commission
Jim Duffy, Chairperson
Establishes architectural guidelines
and rules on the design of new construction and major commercial remodeling projects.
Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the City
Council Hearing Room at City Hall.
Cultural Heritage Committee
Bob Pavlik, Chairperson
The Cultural Heritage Committee
oversees a broad range of educational and technical assistance programs aimed at
preserving historical and cultural resources. The committee maintains the master list of
historic buildings, advises people interested in restoring historic structures, reviews
planned demolition of historical resources, and comments on other actions that affect
historic buildings, sites, and districts. The program goal is preservation of historic and
architecturally-significant buildings and locations. The Cultural Heritage Committee has
seven members appointed by the City Council. Meetings are held on
the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Hearing
Room at City Hall.
Building Construction Board of Appeals
Robert Vessely, Chair
Niel Dilworth, Vice Chair
Rebecca Jansen, Board Member
Mathew Quaglino, Board Member
James Thompson, Board Member
Construction Board of Appeals is established to provide a forum for the
consideration of alternate materials or methods of construction, appeals
regarding application or interpretation of building standards and
accessibility regulations, and appeals or hearings regarding code
enforcement abatement actions undertaken by the City. Meetings are
scheduled on an as needed basis.
Administrative Hearing Officer
The Community Development Director or
his designee acts as a Hearing Officer to decide certain applications as specified in the
Zoning Regulations. On the first and third Friday of each month, the Hearing Officer holds
a public meeting to consider a variety of permit applications. The applications are for
variances and exceptions from zoning standards and for uses which need to be reviewed
before they can be established.
These committees are considered
permanent and may meet regularly or only when projects or proposals necessitate.
Applications for all advisory bodies are accepted year-round.