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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Town Council to Appoint Alternate Member to the Architectural Commission

The Town of Palm Beach announces an alternate board member opening on the Town’s Architectural Commission effective immediately. 

The Architectural Commission reviews and approves modifications to any existing structures visible from public rights-of-way, new construction, and landscaping.  The seven regular (voting) members and three alternate members are Town registered voters appointed by the Town Council.  Members are appointed on the basis of experience in art, architecture, community planning, land development, real estate, landscape architecture, or other relevant business, profession, or civic interest.  At least two members, but not more than three members, of ARCOM shall be registered architects in the state.  In the event there are, in the discretion of the Town Council, no bona fide applicants who are registered architects in the State of Florida, the town may solicit and appoint architects registered outside the State of Florida to fill one of the architect seats.  In addition to the two registered architects, one member of such commission shall be a landscape architect, if available.  However, in the event a landscape architect is not available, then one member of such commission shall be a master gardener or someone with equivalent expertise in landscape.
  
All citizens interested in pursuing appointment to the Architectural Commission must complete the appropriate application for service and submit the same to the Town Clerk in hard copy or via electronic transmission to townclerk@townofpalmbeach.com  by Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.   The appointments to the Architectural Commission will be on the agenda for consideration and potential action at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

The board/commission applications can be downloaded from the Town’s website (www.townofpalmbeach.com).  Please note that the Town’s website reflects specific applications for each board or commission.  Applications may also be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk at (561) 838-5416. 

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