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Historic Preservation Board Now Accepting Applications

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The Historic Preservation Board is now accepting applications to fill multiple vacancies. The Board has seven members that are appointed by the City Council.

Board members serve a three-year term, and at least five members must be Shelton residents.

The Historic Preservation Board is responsible for identifying and actively encouraging the conservation of Shelton's historic resources by:
  • Initiating and maintaining a register of historic places,
  • Reviewing proposed changes to register properties,
  • Raising community awareness of the city's history and historic resources, 
  • Serving as the city's primary resource in matters of history, historic planning and preservation.
Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in historic preservation and possess qualities of impartiality and broad judgment. Applicants should have experience in identifying, evaluating and protecting historic resources.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to Jason Dose, City Planner, either by email at or by mail to the Shelton Civic Center, located at 525 West Cota Street. Applications are due by Tuesday, April 26.