Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed – HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION

The Town of Lincoln depends on its citizen volunteers to work with each other and with the Town’s professional staff on town-wide issues and to help shape community character.  The Board of Selectmen is seeking interested volunteers for the Historic District Commission.

The mission of the Lincoln Historic District Commission (HDC) is to preserve and protect buildings and places significant to the history of the town, through the maintenance and improvement of the distinctive architectural characteristics and settings for such buildings and places, and through the encouragement of sensitive and innovative design compatible with the town's historical development. The HDC administers the town's Historic District Bylaw, including reviewing requests to make exterior alterations to structures visible from a public way, and demolitions within the town's four historic districts.

The deadline for submittals is November 30. 2018.  For information or an application, please visit the Town website:  www.lincolntown.org or call the Selectmen’s Office at 781-259-2601.


Volunteers Needed – Lincoln HISTORICAL COMMISSION

The Town of Lincoln depends on its citizen volunteers to work with each other and with the Town’s professional staff on town-wide issues and to help shape community character.  The Board of Selectmen is seeking interested volunteers for the Lincoln Historical Commission.

The mission of the Lincoln Historical Commission (LHC) is to preserve and promote the historical and architectural assets and distinctive qualities of the town and its neighborhoods. The LHC administers two bylaws, the Demolition Delay Bylaw and Neighborhood Conservation District Bylaw, and has oversight for structures located in neighborhoods and areas outside of the town's four historic districts. To achieve its mission, the LHC conducts research, prepares and publishes pertinent materials, coordinates with the Massachusetts Historical Commission and other bodies organized for similar purposes, and explores opportunities to develop preservation solutions. The LHC maintains a program for inventorying significant structures and neighborhoods to raise town awareness and facilitate deliberations about demolition requests. 

The deadline for submittals is November 30. 2018.  For information or an application, please visit the Town website:  www.lincolntown.org or call the Selectmen’s Office at 781-259-2601.


Volunteers Needed- Zoning Board of Appeals
The Town of Lincoln Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) is seeking new members for open seats on the Board. The ZBA is a land use board that interprets and applies the Town’s Zoning Bylaw. It acts on a case by case basis on requests for variances, special permits, and appeals of decisions by the Building Inspector, considering the impact on the Town and neighborhoods and the requirements of the Bylaws. The Board generally meets one evening a month. The Board has five regular members and three associate members. For information or an application, please visit the Town website: www.lincolntown.org or call the Selectmen’s Office at 781-259-2601

Volunteer application, can be found on the Town website: www.lincolntown.org,


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – TOWN GOVERNMENT COMMITTEES

The Town of Lincoln depends on its citizen volunteers to work together on town-wide issues and to help shape community character. Each year, in April and May, the Board of Selectmen reviews and makes appointments to its various committees. The Board is always looking for interested volunteers for the following Selectmen appointed committees: Affordable Housing, Agriculture Commission, Capital Planning Committee, Community Preservation Committee, Conservation Commission, Council on Aging, Commission on Disabilities, Emergency Assistance Committee, Green Energy Technology Committee, Historical Commission, Historic District Commission, Lincoln Cultural Commission, Pierce Property Committee, Recreation Commission, Roadside and Traffic Committee, and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

For information or a Volunteer Application, please call the Selectmen’s Office at 781-259-2601 or click here for the application.

Volunteers Needed Town of Lincoln Community Preservation Committee (CPC)

The Board of Selectmen seeks volunteers to fill several vacancies on the Community Preservation Committee (CPC). This is an opportunity to help your town, to learn about its historic preservation, affordable housing, open space preservation and recreational programs and initiatives, and to help determine how to most wisely invest our limited Community Preservation Act funds.

Applications should be submitted to the Selectmen’s Office, attention Peggy Elder, Administrative Assistant: elderp@lincolntown.org, or 781 259-2601.