Staff Liaison: Mark Di Lucido, Community Design and Redevelopment Manager
The Beautification and Public Art Commission consists of nine citizens of varying backgrounds including professional in design, artists, and citizens at large. The commission recommends expenditures from the BBB Beautification Fund and the Public Art portion of the BBB Tax Revenues. The Commission studies and recommends community beautification projects ranging from landscaping and irrigation, signs and billboards, buildings, facilities, streetscapes, gateways, the purchase and installation of public art projects within beautification projects, property acquisition for beautification and/or public art projects, and neighborhood-initiated projects, to mention a few. Member terms are for three years and the Commission meets once per month.
The Heritage Preservation Commission has seven Council-appointed citizens, including property owners in local historic districts, preservation and heritage professionals, and citizens at large. The Heritage Preservation Commission locates sites of historic interest in the City, advises the City Council on all matters relating to heritage preservation, and reviews development projects in the local design review districts.