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Inclusiveness on Boards and Commissions

It is the goal of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, that the Mayor, with confirmation by the City Board of Directors, shall make diligent efforts to appoint citizens of Little Rock to City Boards and Commissions so these bodies meet the goal of inclusiveness by reflecting the diversity of our City, recognizing that this goal may be impacted by Board and Commission positions that are designated by professions, organizations or by Ward representation.

Applications for all City's Boards and Commissions can now be submitted at any time, whether or not there are current vacancies.  All applications will be kept on file for two (2) years and in the event a vacancy occurs on the Board or Commission in which you applied, your application will be forwarded to the Little Rock City Board of Directors for consideration.  

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on any of the City's Boards and Commissions, applications can be submitted in a variety of ways:

  1. By filling out the online application
  2. By mail to the Little Rock City Clerk's Office, 500 West Markham Street, Room 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
  3. By e-mail to cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org
  4. By fax to (501) 371-4857

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the next Board and Commission Vacancy Announcement, please e-mail the City Clerk's Office at cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org to be included on our distribution list.


Complete an Application Form:

Thank you for your interest in serving on one of the City’s various Boards and Commissions.

Historic District Commission

The Historic District Commission was created by Arkansas Code Annotated 14-172-206 - Little Rock City Code, Section 23-96,97. Each of the Commission's seven (7) members serve three (3)-year terms. The duties of the Commission are to preserve and protect sites and structures of historic and architectural interest and significance; to encourage private efforts to restore such sites, buildings, structures and their surroundings.

The Historic District Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 5:00 PM in the Board Chambers at Little Rock City Hall, 500 West Markham Street.

For More Information

Brian Minyard, Planner II
Planning and Development Department 
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4790
bminyard@littlerock.org

AUTHORITY:
Arkansas Code Annotated 14-172-206 - Little Rock City Code, Section 23-96, 97; Ordinance No. 20,423 (April 19, 2011)
 
TERM:
Three (3) years
 
MEMBERS:
Seven (7)
 
DUTIES:
To preserve and protect sites and structures of historic and architectural interest, and significance; to encourage private efforts to restore such sites, buildings, structures and their surroundings.
 
SELECTION:
Members of this Commission are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors. The Commission consists of the following:

One (1) Architect
One (1) At-Large Representative
One (1) Representative of the Quapaw Quarter Association
One (1) Owner and Occupant of a structure located in the MacArthur Park Historic District
One (1) Owner of Property located in the MacArthur Park Historic District
Two (2) Owner and Occupant of a structure located in a National Register Historic District other than the MacArthur Park Historic District

MEETINGS:
Second Monday of Each Month
Little Rock City Hall
Board Chambers
500 West Markham Street
5:00 PM
 
CONTACT:
Brian Minyard
City of Little Rock
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4790

Current Members

B.J. Bowen
(Governor's Mansion District)
2016 Spring Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 274-6776
Term Expires: 6-15-2017

Jennifer Carmen
(Quapaw Quarter Association Representative)
2214 South Battery Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 744-8049
jcarmaninc@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 6-15-2016


Rebecca Pekar
(MacArthur Park Historic District)
1010 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 374-3174
Term Expires: 6-15-2018

Jeremiah Russell, AIA, NCARB
(Architect)
Rogue Architecture
221 West 2nd Street, Suite 631
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 412-4525
jeremiah@roguearch.com
Term Expires: 6-15-2017
Antoinette Johnson
(Hillcrest District)
216 Linwood Court
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 350-5931
ajohnsonconsultant@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 6-15-2017


Richard Kelley
(At-Large)
914 Scott Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 626-1536
dickkelley@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires: 6-15-2018



Page Wilson
(MacArthur District Owner and Occupant)
324 East 15th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 580-2770
paulpagedwellings@sbcglobal.net
Term Expires: 6-15-2017

Mayor Mark Stodola
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
mayor@littlerock.org
Term Expires:  12-31-2016

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