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Posted on: January 31, 2023

City Seeks Volunteer for Landmark Commission

Redmond, WA – The City of Redmond is seeking one new volunteer member for the Landmark Commission. One position is currently open to individuals who reside within Redmond city limits in the 98052 zip code and are interested in historic architecture and places. Interested residents are encouraged to apply by Feb. 15, 2023. 

Since 2005, the Landmark Commission has promoted, protected, and incentivized improvements to landmark properties in Redmond. The commission reviews Certificates of Appropriateness regarding modifications to designated landmarked properties, makes recommendations to the Redmond City Council regarding applications to the City’s Heritage Grant Program, and advises the Mayor and City Council on issues pertaining to historic and archaeological resources. The commission also works through an Interlocal Agreement with the King County Regional Landmarks Commission for designating properties as historic landmarks.

Commissioners serve four-year terms and attend periodic meetings on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Meetings are held as needed for business purposes. Commissioners occasionally participate on special committees, attend public meetings and events, cultivate community engagement around historic preservation projects and programs, and meet with City Council and other commissions.

To learn about the City’s boards and commissions and to apply, visit There is no deadline, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. The positions will remain open until filled. 

For questions or to learn more about the Landmark Commission, contact Principal Planner Kimberly Dietz at or 425-556-2415. 

Jill E. Smith, Communications Manager, 425-556-2448 


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