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Planning Commission

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


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
Borer, Maggie City At-large April 1, 2025
Cavin, Liam City At-large April 1, 2024
Fraser, Kathy Central April 1, 2025
Gaye-Bai, Philip East April 1, 2025
Kiekow, John Central April 1, 2024
Turner, Shereese East April 1, 2026
Udomah, Christopher West April 1, 2026
Wako, Teshite City At-large April 1, 2026
Yu, Jerry West April 1, 2024
Vacant – Emerging Leader City At-large April 1, 2024
Vacant – Emerging Leader City At-large April 1, 2024

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

Council liaison

Hollies Winston

Staff liaison

Paul Mogush >


Three years


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.