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Planning Commission

This commission holds public hearings on a wide variety of development issues.

About

Issues the planning commission addresses include zoning, platting, conditional use permits and variances. In addition, it develops long-range plans to guide the physical development of the community through a comprehensive planning process.

Televised and streamed meetings

The meetings are televised live on Cable TV on Channel 16 and also web streamed.

Commission members

Name District representing Term ends
Cavin, Liam City At-large April 1, 2024
Fraser, Kathy Central April 1, 2025
Husain, Syed City At-large April 1, 2023
Kiekow, John Central April 1, 2024
Klonowski, Nichole East April 1, 2025
Reindorf, Roberta City At-large April 1, 2025
Turnham, James West April 1, 2024
Udomah, Christopher West April 1, 2023
Xiong, Rich East April 1, 2023
Vacant – Emerging Leader City At-large April 1, 2023
Vacant – Emerging Leader City At-large April 1, 2023

To get contact information on a Commissioner, please email the staff liaison below.

Council liaison

Tonja.West-Hafner

Staff liaison

Paul Mogush >

Term

Three years

Meets

Meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Time commitment (approximate)

Twelve hours per month

Roles and duties

The Planning Commission has an important role in reviewing new developments to be sure they meet the zoning and land use regulations of the City. Planning commission members are often the first to see details on new businesses, new buildings, and projects proposed for development.

The commission:

  • Holds public hearings
  • Reviews development items, new housing projects and the comprehensive plan
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on whether or not to approve projects or plans

Apply to become a commissioner

Applications are always welcome! Applications are kept on file for one year. As openings occur, applicants are notified of openings and invited to participate in the commission interview process.