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Boards and Committees

Tree Advisory Committee

CONTACT NAME
Mariellen Calabro
address
1102 South Garfield Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724

PURPOSE: To review tree planting within the City and recommend to the City Commission ways to improve the City's tree program.

[Reso. 88-41; Amended by Reso. 96-4]

REQUIREMENTS: Shall consist of seven members appointed by the City Commission to serve for a period of two (2) years.  The Committee shall serve the purpose of reviewing tree planting within the City and recommending to the City Commission ways to improve the City’s tree program.  City residency is not required.

BOARD MEMBERS

Seat 1 - Bill Bailey                               Term expires: 08/2019

Seat 2 - Steve Edgar                           Term expires: 08/2019

Seat 3 - Barbara Stockhausen            Term expires: 08/2019

Seat 4 - Dana Venrick                         Term expires: 08/2019

Seat 5 - Tadd Kasbeer                        Term expires: 08/2020

Seat 6 - Charles Gay                          Term expires: 08/2020

Seat 7 - Dr. Cynthia Bennington         Term expires: 08/2020

Memorandum

DATE:                        June 3, 2019

 

TO:                              MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS

 

FROM:                        JULIE A. HENNESSY, CITY CLERK

 

RE:                              Announcement of Board Vacancies

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Seats 1, 2, 4 and 5 are vacant on the EDC. The Committee shall consist of five (5) people, each of whom shall be appointed for staggered terms for a period of two (2) years. No fewer than three (3) of the members shall be City residents. The membership of the Committee may, at the discretion of the City Commission, include designees of the Chamber of Commerce, and representatives from industry, academia, aviation, and businesses operating within the City limits.  The City Commission may appoint a Commissioner to serve as an ex officio member of  the Committee

HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD

Seat 5 on the HPB is vacant due to the resignation of Tracy McKenna. The Board shall have seven members appointed by the City Commission to serve for a period of three (3) years.  At least four (4) of the seven members shall be residents of the City of DeLand. Three (3) members may be non-residents who own land in the Historic District.  One member of the Board shall be a registered architect, if available. The remaining six appointments shall be made on the basis of civic pride, integrity, experience, and interest in the field of historic preservation.  Should, whenever possible,appoint a representative from each of the following areas of expertise:

 

(a)        History

(b)        Real estate or real property appraisal

(c)        Urban planning and engineering

(d)        Building construction

 

POWERS AND DUTIES:

(1)        Update the official inventory of cultural resources and submit to the City Commission recommendations and documentation concerning the updating.

(2)        Develop programs to stimulate public interest in urban neighborhood conservation, to participate in the adaptation of existing codes, ordinances, procedures, and programs to reflect urban neighborhood conservation policies and goals.

(3)        Explore funding and grant sources and advise property owners concerning which might be available for identification,protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use of historic, architectural, archeological, and cultural resources.

(4)        Cooperate with agencies of city, county,regional, state and federal governments in planning proposed and future projects to reflect historic preservation concerns and policies, and assist in the development of proposed and future land use plans.

(5)        Advise property owners and local governmental agencies concerning the proper protection, maintenance,enhancement, and preservation of cultural resources.

(6)        Advise the City Commission concerning the effects of local governmental actions on cultural resources.

(7)        Review and recommend the designation of sites, buildings, structures, objects, and districts, both public and private,as historically or architecturally significant.

(8)        Approve or deny petitions for certificates of appropriateness required under the historic preservation regulations.

(9)        Notify the Planning Director who shall take appropriate action when it appears that there has not been compliance with the historic preservation regulations.

(10)      Assist in developing a historic preservation element to be incorporated into the City of DeLand’s Comprehensive Plan and, if necessary, make recommendations for amendments to historic preservation goals, objectives and policies in the plan.

Appointments are tentatively scheduled for the June  3, 2018 Regular Meeting of the City Commission.  Applications are available n the City Clerk’s office in City Hall Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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