Historic Preservation Commission


The Historic Preservation Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council, Planning Commission, and Director of Community Development in carrying out activities required by City ordinances relating to the administration of the Development Code regarding Historic Landmarks, Historic Districts, and Conservation Districts and of the Sign Code regarding Historic Signs and makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.

Established by Municipal Code Section 402.050

On April 18, 2022 the City Council adopted Rules of Procedure for each of the City's Boards and Commissions.  The Rules of Procedure for the Historic Preservation Commission can be viewed here. Rules of Procedure On-Call Boards


Meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission shall meet based on complete submittal and review of applications, or to review other agenda items or topics pertinent to their duties and powers.  Meetings are typically held on weekday afternoons approximately five to eight times per year.


The Historic Preservation Commission is comprised of seven members serving three-year terms appointed by the Mayor with consent and approval of the City Council. Members shall demonstrate an interest and knowledge of history, architecture, or preservation. In addition, every effort should be made to appoint members with a professional background in architecture, history, archaeology, planning, urban design, geography, anthropology, folklore, curation, conservation, landscape architecture, or any other related disciplines or fields related to historic preservation.  All members must be residents of the City of Blue Springs.

Two non-voting liaisons shall be appointed annually; one from the Planning Commission and one from the City Council.

Board Members
Term Expires
VACANT, Chair   2023
Pam Albarelli, Vice Chair 2022
Pam Albarelli 2022 2025
Chris Birkenmaier
2021 2024
Kay Burrus - Historical Society Appt.
Amy Coale 2023 2024
Ryan Crider 2022 2025
Nicole Gaulden
2021 2024
VACANT 2021 2024