Historical Commission

January 23, 2024 Meeting Packet

Remote Public Meeting Guidelines and Procedures

The City of Everett uses Microsoft Teams to conduct public meetings. The public can access via phone, or online using the Microsoft Teams App.

Meetings will be held at the Everett Municipal Building, 2930 Wetmore Avenue, in the 8th floor hearing room.

Via Phone

To listen to the public meeting, call the conference call line at 425-616-3920 and enter the meeting identification number 288 029 853 922#. All external calls will be muted during the presentations. At the appropriate time, the Historical Commission Chair will open the meeting to public comments. Those wishing to speak may unmute their phones by entering *6 when their phone number is called. Speakers will need to state their name as introduction. 

Via computer, smartphone, tablet

If you have a computer, smartphone, or tablet and an Internet connection, you can join via Microsoft Teams.

Join the meeting as early as 15 minutes before the meeting starts. It will open in a browser. You can choose to follow the instructions on that webpage to install the Microsoft Teams app or join from the browser. Click here to join the meeting.

Once you are in the meeting, please mute your microphone. Please keep microphone muted until the Historical Commission Chair opens the period for public comments. If you do not have a headset with microphone or are unsure if your computer has an integrated microphone, you may also call in using the conference call line and enter the identification number of the meeting.

Regular Meetings (in-person and virtual)

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • The 4th Tuesday of most months

Meeting Topics

  • Topics relating to the conservation of the city’s historic resources
  • Promotion of civic historical awareness

All meetings are open to the public.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Everett Historical Commission is made up of 9 commissioners and 2 alternates who are appointed by the mayor and approved by City Council. These commissioners are responsible for the Everett Historic Preservation Program.

  • Arnold Morrison, Chair
  • Patrick Hall, Vice Chair
  • Vacant
  • Theresa Gemmer
  • Madison Vazquez
  • Collin Palen
  • Christine Svihus
  • Jean Satti-Hewat
  • Robert Barren

About the Historical Commission

The Historical Commission advises the city on matters of history and historic preservation.


  • Nominating properties to the Everett Register of Historic Places
  • Reviewing State and National Register nominations
  • Approving projects for Special Valuation tax benefits
  • Providing design review in the Historic Overlay Zone
  • Sponsoring workshops
  • Publishing books and brochures on Everett heritage