Historic Preservation Commission


The Historic Preservation Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council, the Planning Commission and the Zoning Administrator. The Board protects and enhances the City's architectural cultural, and social history, safeguarding that heritage and promotes the use of historic districts or landmarks as educational and cultural resources for the City.

Established by Municipal Code Section 402.050.


Meetings of Historic Preservation Commission are held on the second Wednesday of each month on an as-needed basis.


The Commission is comprised of nine members appointed by the Mayor with consent and approval of the City Council. All members should demonstrate an interest and knowledge of history, architecture or preservation. In addition, every effort is made to appoint members with the following additional qualifications:

a.  An architect who has professional experience in restoration or historic preservation.
b.  A member of the Blue Springs Historical Society.
c.  A property owner in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.
d.  A merchant in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.

The remaining two members are representatives of the Planning Commission and City Council. Members serve a three-year term, with the Planning Commission and City Councilmembers appointed annually.

Board Members
Term Expires
Frances Hose, Chair 2020 2021
Pam Albarelli, Vice Chair 2020 2021
Pam Albarelli 2018 2022
Ken Billups, Jr., Planning Comm. Rep. 2020 2021
Chris Birkenmaier 2017 2021
Kay Burrus - Historical Society Appt. 2020 2023
Riley Burrus Sr. 2017 2021
Ryan Crider 2019 2022
Frances Hose 2017 2021
Chris Lievsay, Councilmember, District 2 2020 2021
Mary Potter 2020 2021