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Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Astoria, Oregon – December 15, 2017 – Astoria Mayor Arline LaMear is seeking applications to fill the vacancy on the Design Review Committee.  

The five-member Committee's responsibility is to evaluate the design of proposed projects located at the Columbia River to Exchange Street and 16th Street to 29th Street based on established design review guidelines. The Design Review Committee consists of a builder, a design professional (architect, landscape architect, building designer, or artist), a businessperson, a citizen representative, and a Historic Landmarks Commission representative. Members serve four-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor. 
The Committee's decisions can be appealed to the City Council.

The Committee is seeking to fill the open businessperson position. Application deadline is December 29, 2017.

Regular meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month, as needed, at 5:30 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1095 Duane Street. Work sessions are held periodically following Commission meetings.

For additional information go visit the website at To apply, fill out the online application at Printed copies will also be accepted.

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact the Mayor’s Office at (503) 325-5824 or via email at

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