BS&E shareholder Russ Mitten was recently selected to serve as a member and secretary of the Historic Preservation Commission for Jefferson City. The purpose of the Historic Preservation Commission is to identify and safeguard sites, buildings, structures and objects which reflect elements of the city’s historic conservation, to foster civic pride, and to enhance the city’s attraction to tourists and visitors. The Commission has nine members who are Jefferson City residents and have an interest, competence or knowledge in historic preservation. Members are nominated by the Mayor and approved by the city council.