May 11, 2017
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA - On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Marietta City Council reappointed members to the Historic Board of Review and the Marietta Development Authority during the Council meeting.
Council reappointed Terry Lee to Ward 5 of the Historic Board of Review for a two-year term expiring May 10, 2019. Lee has served nine years on the Historic Board of Review.
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 Steven F. McNeel to Post 1 and Ed Hammock Post 2 of the Marietta Development Authority, each for two-year terms and reappointed John J. Elliott, Jr. to Post 4 of the Marietta Development Authority for a four-year term expiring.
McNeel has served eight years, Hammock has served twenty-two years and Elliott has served eighteen years on the Marietta Development Authority.
About the Marietta Development Authority
The Marietta Development Authority develops and promotes trade, commerce, industry, and employment opportunities in the City of Marietta for the public good and general welfare.