The town of Oro Valley is now accepting applications for volunteers to fill one two-year term on its historic preservation commission. Applicants must be residents of the town of Oro Valley.

The historic preservation commission was formed “to promote the educational, cultural and economic welfare of Oro Valley by insuring the preservation of historic buildings, districts, landmarks, structures, documents, photographs and other artifacts that represent the historic background and development of the greater Oro Valley area,” a release said.

The commission meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at town hall. Applications for the Historic Preservation Commission are available at the Oro Valley Town Center, 11000 N. La Cañada Drive, or at the town clerk’s Web site at

The deadline for submitting the completed application is Monday, Jan. 5.

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