The Commission consists of 13 members, 10 of whom shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the Metro Council. The remaining members are the Director of Louisville Metro's Department of Codes and Regulations, the Director of Louisville Metro's Office of Planning and Design Services, and a member appointed by the President of Metro Council. Of the members to be appointed by the Mayor, at least one shall be an architect, at least one shall be an architect or landscape architect, at least one shall be an historian or architectural historian qualified in the field of historic preservation, at least one shall be a registered professional archaeologist, at least one shall be a real estate broker or a MAI designated real estate appraiser, at least one shall be an attorney, at least one shall be a person who is a member of the Metro Area Chamber of Commerce (Greater Louisville, Inc.) who has recognized expertise in business and all such members shall have a known interest in individual landmarks and districts preservation. The terms of appointive members shall extend from December 1 of one year for three years through and until November 30.
The Commission conducts regular and special meetings as it deems necessary. A majority of the total membership of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The affirmative vote of a majority of the members present shall be required for any action taken by the Commission. However, the affirmative vote of a majority of the total membership shall be required to designate a local Individual Landmark or Historic Preservation District.
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