If you appreciate or have knowledge in history and architecture, you may be interested in applying for a position on the City of O'Fallon's new Historic Preservation Commission.
The commission will identify historic properties in the community, seek grants and advise the city council on historic preservation efforts. Click here to read more about the duties.
The O'Fallon City Council approved the establishment of the commission at the Oct. 11 meeting.
According to the ordinance, there are a number of homes and businesses built in O'Fallon that may now be considered historic examples the past.
With the city council's input, Mayor Bill Hennessy will appoint one member from each of O'Fallon's five wards to the commission, along with three at-large members.
According to the ordinance, the city is seeking applicants with architecture, law, real estate brokerage, banking, history or other fields related to historic preservation.
In addition, up to three non-voting members with expertise in historic preservation, history, grant funding and related backgrounds can be appointed to serve as advisers to the commission. The non-voting members do not have to live in O'Fallon.
To apply for a seat on the Historic Preservation Commission, click here.
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