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Applications Being Accepted for the Landmark Preservation Commission
The City Council is accepting applications for the Landmark Preservation Commission only.
Applications are needed from professionals in preservation-related disciplines including, but not limited to, architecture, architectural history, archaeology, history, urban planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, or cultural anthropology.
Applications are available here, and are due November 15, 2019.
The structure of the City’s boards and commissions is currently under evaluation by staff and Council. During this effort, appointments to boards and commissions have been suspended with limited exceptions. If making an appointment becomes necessary for a board or commission to continue functioning during the evaluation period, applications will be solicited via this web page and print advertising.
The “reimagining” of boards and commissions strives to create a system for public engagement that is successful today and well into the future.
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Boards and Commissions
|Affordable Housing Board||Advises the City Council on matters pertaining to affordable housing issues of concern to the City.|
|Air Quality Advisory Board||Advises the City Council regarding policies, plans, and programs to improve and maintain the city's air quality.|
|Art in Public Places Board||Advises and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding incorporation of works of art into construction projects.|
|Hears requests for variances related to the Fort Collins building codes and hears appeals relating contractor licensing matters.|
|Citizen Review Board||Reviews internal investigations where a peace officer is alleged to have used force, discharged a firearm, committed a crime, when a person sustained severe injury, death, or alleged their civil rights were violated by a peace officer, or other investigations requested by the City Manager or Police Chief.|
|Commission on Disability||Serves as an advisor to the City Council on issues relating to citizens with disabilities.|
|Community Development Block Grant Commission||Advises the City Council on matters pertaining to the City's Competitive Process which includes Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and HOME Programs and the City's Affordable Housing Fund.|
|Cultural Resources Board||Primary function is to advise City Council on issues relating to the Lincoln Center and the Fort Collins Museum. In addition, the Board reviews applications and makes recommendations for funding from the City's Cultural Development and Programming Account and Tourism Programming Account (Fort Fund).|
|Downtown Development Authority||
Serves as the primary planning and development advisor for downtown Fort Collins.
Citizen members of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) must be a resident, landowner, or tenant within the boundaries of the DDA Boundary.
|Economic Advisory Commission||Advises the City Council on matters pertaining to the economic health and sustainability of the City.|
|Energy Board||Advises the City Council and staff regarding the development and implementation of the City's energy policy.|
|General Employee's Retirement Committee (aka Retirement Committee)||Manages/administers the Retirement Plan for members and retirees and manage accumulated Retirement Fund money; determine the eligibility/service of members under Plan rules; interpret the Plan's provisions; and authorize payment of retirement benefits and bills for expenses of Plan and Committee.|
|Golf Board||Makes recommendations to the Community Services Director and the City Council as to rules, regulations, policies, administrative and budgetary matters pertaining to the operation and maintenance of all City-owned golf courses.|
|Housing Catalyst||Secures both public and private funds to develop and manages housing for people earning below 60% of the area median income.|
|Promotes the acceptance and respect for diversity through educational programs and activities, and discourages all forms of discrimination based on race, religion, age, gender, disability, etc.|
|Land Conservation Stewardship Board||Advises City Council and staff on matters relating to the City's Natural Areas Program.|
|Primary functions are the local landmark designation of historic properties and the review and approval of plans for exterior changes to them.|
|Natural Resources Advisory Board||Advises the City Council on all matters pertaining to natural resources and environmental protection issues of concern to the community.|
|Parking Advisory Board||Responsibilities include making recommendations to the City Council regarding the implementation of parking plans, advocate for parking initiatives and programs, and educate the public about parking issues.|
|Parks and Recreation Board||Advises and makes recommendations to Community Services and the City Council for their approval as to the rules, regulations, policies and administrative and budgetary matters pertaining to Parks and Recreation, excluding matters relating to the operation and maintenance of City-owned golf courses and cemeteries.|
|Responsibilities include making recommendations to the City Council regarding zoning, annexations, major public and private projects and any long range planning activities (such as City Plan or subareas plans) that require Council approval.|
|Senior Advisory Board||Primary objective is to help aging citizens in Fort Collins and the surrounding area live full and interesting lives so that they might continue to contribute, participate and share in the life of the community.|
|Transportation Board||Advises the City Council on transportation issues. The Bicycle Advisory Committee is a subcommittee of the Transportation Board.|
|Advises the City Council regarding water, wastewater and storm-water policy issues such as water rights, planning, acquisition and management, conservation and public education, floodplain regulations, storm drainage and development design criteria.|
|Women's Commission||Informs and advises the City Council on policy issues affecting women.|
|Youth Advisory Board||Gathers information from local youth, other groups, organizations and agencies regarding youth-oriented issues and makes recommendations to City Council in reference to these issues.|
|Approves variances from the requirements of the Land Use Code and hears and decides appeals from any decision made by an administrative official pertaining to a specific property.|