Membership: Seven persons
Requirements: Must reside in the city. Two members must be recommended by a duly organized Historical Preservation Society and one member must be a licensed architect or someone who has knowledge in that field if such person is available.
Term: Three years
Meetings: Third Wednesdays and Upon Special Request
Appointment/Election: Appointed by the Mayor with approval of City Council
Responsibilities: Review all plans for work upon or affecting an historic district or district resource or proposed historic district or district resource, and shall have the power to issue or deny a certificate of appropriateness with respect to any such plans before any work is begun.