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HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION (HDC) <br /> Melnbers: 5 full,4 Associates <br /> Appointed by: Board of Selectmen <br /> Length of Term: 5 years <br /> Appointments made: January 1 <br /> Meeting Times: lst Thursday of every month <br /> Description: The Historic Districts Commission is responsible for reviewing and approving all plans within the <br /> Lexington Historic Districts for construction,demolition,exterior renovations,colar changes,and signs. <br /> Criteria for Membership: <br /> INDNIDUAL:Individuals involved with this committee should have a sense of dedication to historical heritage, <br /> historical preservat�ion,and to the special townscape of Lexington and the concept of architectural compatibility. A <br /> fiall member who has served consecutively for the equivalent of two full teims(10 years)or more, shall not be re- <br /> appointed until after a lapse of at least one year. <br /> Two appointments are made from four candidates nominated by the Lexington Historical Society; one each from <br /> two candidates nominated by the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society and by the trustees of the Cary Memorial <br /> Library; and one at large. Four associate members are appointed for 5 year terms from nominations by the same <br /> organizations. <br /> COLLECTIVE: The Selectmen seek members with the following backgrounds: <br /> •Legal training and experience <br /> •Historical training or experience <br /> • Training in architecture,architectural history and aest�het�ics <br /> • Training andlor experience in graphic design <br /> •Meinbership in the local business cominunity <br /> Re£: MGL Chapter 40C§4 <br /> Chapter 447,Acts of 1956 <br /> Chapter 185,Acts of 1958 <br /> Chapter 579,Acts of 1966 <br /> Chapter 268,Acts of 1976 <br /> Chapter 375,Acts of 1982 <br /> Selectmen designat�ed as Special Municipal Employees on Apri124, 1963. <br /> Selectmen reaffirmed designation as Special Municipal Employees on January 18,2006. <br />