April 17, 2017
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA - On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Marietta City Council reappointed members to the Historic Board of Review and Historic Preservation Commission during the Council meeting.
City Council reappointed David Freedman to Ward 2 and Ray Worden to Ward 4 of the Historic Board of Review for two-year terms expiring March 8, 2019.
About the Historic Board of Review
Marietta’s Historic Board of Review preserves, relocates, and demolishes historic buildings, constructs new buildings, ensures visual compatibility factors (such as height, proportion, shapes, scale, etc.) and approves exterior changes to paint colors, signs, awnings, etc. within the City’s historic district.
Marietta’s Board of Review makes decisions regarding the preservation of historic buildings with the City’s historic district. The purpose of a historic district is to effectively promote the educational, cultural, economic, aesthetic value and general welfare of the City.
The Marietta Historic Board of Review was created to help the Downtown Marietta Development Authority consider applications for changes to buildings within the historic district.
Council reappointed David Freedman to Ward 2 of the Marietta Historic Preservation Commission for a three-year term expiring March 8, 2020.
About the Historic Preservation Commission
Marietta's Historic Preservation Commission protects and enhances the City’s historical and aesthetic attraction to tourists and visitors, promotes and stimulates business, and provides for the protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use of places, districts, sites, buildings, structures, and works of art having a special historic, architectural, cultural, or aesthetic interest or value, and provides reasonable flexibility for property owners to improve and maintain their properties below certain thresholds and for special circumstances.