Historical Preservation Commission


  • Meetings are held quarterly beginning at 2:00p.m. on the
    second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October
  • Burlington City Hall
    833 S. Spruce Street
    Burlington, WA 98233


The historic preservation commission consists of nine members which include four representatives of Burlington's recreation service area (B-ESD boundaries),  two at-large representatives who have expressed interest in preserving Burlington's history, and two historic resource professionals who have demonstrated experience in identifying, evaluating, and protecting historic resources. All members shall be appointed by the mayor with the approval of city council for a term of three years, with the exception of the Burlington city council representative, which will change annually. The Community Development director shall serve as an ex officio, non-voting member.

  • Janet Berger, Citizen At-large Representative
  • Edie Edmundson, Citizen At-Large Representative
  • Larry Gilbert, Citizen At-large Representative
  • Mark Knutzen, Citizen At-Large Representative
  • Doug Johnson, At-Large Representative
  • Muriel Neely, At-Large Representative
  • Sharon Howe, Historic Resource Professional
  • Margie Wilson, Historic Resource Professional
  • UNASSIGNED, Council Representative
  • UNASSIGNED, Council Rep Alternate
  • Brad Johnson, Community Development Director (Ex-officio)

The Historical Preservation Commission was established in 2010.