Historic Preservation Commission


The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for carrying out activities required by City ordinances relating to the administration of this 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


Meetings of the Historic Preservation Commission are held at the call of the Chair and at such other times as the Historic Preservation Commission may determine, typically held on weekday afternoons approximately five to eight times per year.


The Historic Preservation Commission is comprised of nine members appointed by the Mayor with consent and approval of the City Council. A member of the Planning Commission and City Council shall be appointed annually. All other members serve three-year terms and 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:

  • An architect who has professional experience in restoration or historic preservation;
  • A member of the Blue Springs Historical Society;
  • A property owner in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District;
  • A merchant in an existing or proposed Historic District or Conservation District.
Board Members
Term Expires
Frances Hose, Chair 2021 2022
Pam Albarelli, Vice Chair 2021 2022
Pam Albarelli 2018 2022
Ryan Crider 2019 2022
Kay Burrus - Historical Society Appt. 2020 2023
Chris Birkenmaier 2021 2024
Frances Hose 2021 2024
Kelly Roberson 2021 2024
Nicole Gaulden 2021 2024
Ken Billups, Jr., Planning Comm. Rep. 2021 2022
Chris Lievsay, Councilmember, District 2 2021 2022