Planning Board

DescriptionThe Board advises the City Council concerning the preparation, adoption, and amendment of the Comprehensive Plan; reviews and recommends to Council ordinances designed to promote orderly development as set forth in the Comprehensive Plan; hears applications and submits recommendations to Council on the following land use matters: proposed zoning changes, proposed amendments to zoning ordinance, proposed subdivision plats and proposed street/alley vacations. Board initiates studies on the location, condition, and adequacy of specific facilities of the area, i.e., housing, parks, public buildings. Board schedules and conducts public meetings and hearings pertaining to land development and hears variance requests within the Gateway Redevelopment District and the Waterfront Redevelopment District.
MembershipSeven members, appointed by the City Council.
Term of OfficeTwo years
Is Financial Disclosure Required?Yes
Meeting ScheduleMonthly; second Tuesday at 2 p.m. at City Hall
Agendas & MinutesCurrent Agendas, Minutes, and Videos
Agendas and Minutes Prior to 2017
Rules & ProceduresRules and Procedures
Current MembersPaul Ritz, Chairperson
Kurt Larson, Vice-Chairperson
Daniel Grundhoefer
Myra Van Hoose
Charletha Powell
Eladies Sampson
Bianca Villegas
ApplicationApplication Forms
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Application Deadlines2022 Meeting Schedule and Deadlines