Historic Preservation Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • Third Tuesday of the month
  • Snohomish County Administration Building East
    6th Floor Conference Room 6A02
    3000 Rockefeller Avenue
    Everett, WA 98201
  • or location as designated in the current meeting agenda


The commission is now accepting applications for new members (PDF). Please contact Gretchen Kaehler via email or at 425-388-3432 for additional information.

About the Commission

Snohomish County values its historic buildings, sites, structures and objects. Through the Historic Preservation Commission, Snohomish County seeks to identify, preserve and protect significant historic and archaeological properties that celebrates the rich history of Snohomish County. The Historic Preservation Commission offers a number of services to support preservation efforts of these irreplaceable county assets:

  • A local register of historic places
  • Special Valuation Tax incentives for historic building rehabilitation
  • Educational resources and contacts
  • Plaques designating the building/structure's palcement on the register
  • Access to advice and guidance from historical preservation professionals

For more information contact Gretchen Kaehler via email or at 425-388-3432.

MembersDistrict & City
Loren Kraetz - Educator
(Term expires 1/22
District 1 - Arlington
Katelyn Murray
(Term expires 1/22)
District 2 - Everett
Franklin Ng
(Term expires 8/22)
District 4 - Mountlake Terrace
Jennifer Hushour - Archaeologist
(Term expires 1/22)
District 5 - Lake Stevens
Shirley Prouty - Retired teacher
(Term expires 3/21)
District 1 - Arlington
Chris Jenkins - Archaeologist
(Term expires 1/22)
District 2 - Everett
Nathan Proudfoot
(Term expires 1/21)
District 3 - Edmond
Frederick Cruger - Engineer
(Term expires 1/22)
District 5 - Granite Falls

Community Preservation Grant Program

Snohomish County’s Historic Preservation Program is currently accepting applications (PDF) from public and nonprofit agencies for projects that develop and promote historic preservation in the county.

The Historic Preservation Grant Program supports projects that promote the public’s access to county history. Funding is available for professional development, public education, capital improvements or collections enhancement.

Minutes & Agendas

2017 Minutes and Agendas

2018 Minutes and Agendas

2019 Minutes and Agendas