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Design Review Advisory Committee

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The Design Review Advisory Committee (DRC) reviews requests for land use activities within the Olde Town Zoning District for compliance with the Design Guidelines for Olde Town Arvada (Design Guidelines). The Committee provides input for the content of the Design Guidelines as needed. The Committee membership consists of representatives of the residents and businesses in Olde Town, as well as the Arvada Historical Society and Historic Olde Town Arvada, and includes three members at large. Members with expertise in history, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural history, prehistoric or historic archaeology and a special interest in Olde Town Arvada are desired. The Design Review Advisory Committee normally meets the third Thursday of each month. The meetings are held at 8:30 a.m., in the AURA Conference Room, 5601 Wadsworth Blvd. This is a volunteer appointment. Terms are for three years.

Current members of the Committee are:

  • Debbie Pearson, Olde Town Residents Representative
  • Dennis Culligan, Historical Society Representative
  • Roger Direnka, Olde Town Businesses Representative
  • Stephen Thompson, At-Large Representative
  • Scott Spears, HOTA Representative
  • Matthew Prythero, At-Large Representative
  • Chuck Wempe, At-Large Representative


NOTE: There are currently no vacancies on this committee. 


For more information, please contact Cheryl Drake, Community Development, at 720-898-7455.