Background and Mission
In 1998, the Town of Friday Harbor created a Historic Preservation Program (HPRB) and the Historic Preservation Review Board to serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council. The Board considers and recommends measures and incentives that will encourage and foster preservation of historic structures, sites, or districts and conducts design review for construction projects in the Historic District.
Board Member Term Length and Qualifications
The Town of Friday Harbor Historic Preservation Review Board is a five-member volunteer board appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Town Council. Members of the HPRB shall serve terms of two years. The term of office of each officer shall run until the subsequent election.
The Council shall appoint members with qualifications, skills, or demonstrated experience and interest in one or more of the following categories:
- Architecture/architectural history
- Design review
- Historic preservation
- Historical research
- Landscape design
- Local history
- Real estate