Join the Historic Preservation Board

Current Vacancies

  1. Join the Historic Preservation Board! To apply, read all the position information on this page, and submit your application, resume, and a letter of interest.

    • Deadline: Will remain open until positions are filled.
    • Applications will be reviewed by the nominating committee. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Applicant interviews are generally held sometime after 6:30 pm during the next available Historic Preservation Board meeting at City Hall.
    • Apply online now (resume/letter will need to be in PDF format to upload)
    • Or, download the printable application: return it, along with your resume and letter, to Andrea Mimnaugh, Planning & Building Dept., 1290 S. Public Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026 (fax: 303-665-2153).


The Historic Preservation Board advises the City Council in matters relating to historically significant structures and properties in the community. The board organizes walking tours, promotes local history, and develops architectural surveys. The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation.


  • The seven members serve four-year terms. There are two alternate positions.
  • Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Desired Qualifications or Interests

Candidates should have a genuine interest in Lafayette and professional and personal experience in one or more of the following areas: architecture, history, historic preservation, archaeology, planning, anthropology, building trades, real estate or law; however, lack of professional experience should not deter residents from applying.

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  1. Requirements & Duties

      • Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
      • Registered voter
      • Not be in default to the City or to any governmental unit of the state

    In default to the City means:

          • Delinquent on a City utility bill
          • Delinquent on sales tax if you are an owner/operator of a retail business in the City
          • Delinquent on use tax if you are an owner/operator of an entity with a use tax obligation (e.g. construction contractor)
          • You have an outstanding fine owed to the City (e.g., municipal court or administrative citation fine)
          • You own/operate a business that requires a license within the City and your license is not current or you are operating without a license (see Chapter 55 of the Lafayette Code of Ordinances for the types of businesses required to operate with a license)
          • You have an outstanding nuisance abatement order against you and the nuisance has not been remedied and/or the fine has not been paid

    In default to the state or governmental unit of the state (includes Boulder County) means:

        • Delinquent on property tax
        • Delinquent on state income tax or other state taxes
        • Delinquent on state sales or use tax
        • You have an outstanding fine owed to the state or county

    • Attend scheduled meetings
    • May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
  1. About the Process

    The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online for open positions and candidates currently being considered.  Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act.

    View redacted applications for positions (as available)