Historic Preservation Commission seeks ETJ resident to fill lone vacancy

The Town of Wake Forest is encouraging residents who live in the town’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) and have an interest in historic preservation to apply for the lone vacancy on the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC). Only residents who live in Wake Forest’s ETJ are eligible, and professionals with historic preservation expertise are especially encouraged to apply. 

The online advisory board application is available at http://bit.ly/TOWFAdvBoardApplication. Anyone without access to a computer is invited to complete the application by using a computer kiosk in the lobby of Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. Hard copies are available upon request by contacting Executive Assistant Cathi Pope at 919-435-9467 or [email protected].  

Candidates will be expected to participate virtually in an upcoming HPC meeting to introduce themselves to current members and explain why they wish to serve. Applicants may participate online via Zoom or by telephone. After submitting their application, candidates will receive an email detailing the date and time of the meeting and information about how to join.  

Following the interviews, the HPC will review its slate of candidates before submitting its recommendation to the BOC.

The selected applicant will volunteer for a three-year term and advise the Board of Commissioners on a variety of topics related to historic preservation. For more information, contact Cathi Pope at 919-435-9467 or [email protected].

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