The Committee membership shall consist of five members, serving two-year terms. The Cultural Heritage Board shall designate two of its members to serve as representatives, and the City Council representative shall be appointed by the Mayor’s Nominating and Screening Committee (“Council Committee”). The remaining two shall be City residents affiliated with separate Riverside-specific historic preservation organizations and appointed by the Council Committee. Interested persons must submit applications for appointment no later than 30 days before the meeting during which the Council Committee selects the representatives.
The Historic Preservation Fund Program provides grants for the conservation, preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of Cultural Resources consistent with the purpose of Riverside Municipal Code Chapter 20.30. The Committee shall develop criteria and a selection process for evaluating project applications, including guidelines for matching funds, for City Council review and approval; and shall approve or deny applications for grants in accordance with the set criteria.