City taking applications for position on the city planning commission
- Bill Sheehy
- Central Oregonian - News
>The city has an opening on the planning commission and to qualify all a person has to do is live in the city and have a desire to help direct the future of the communityThe city of Prineville has begun the job of filling a seat on the city planning commission.
The only qualifications necessary are that candidates have a sincere and genuine interest in guiding the future of the city in a policy and land use decision making position. Legally, candidates must be a resident of the city, or live in the city's Urban Growth Boundary.
This is an opportunity to become involved, and participate in making and implementing policies regarding land use and development. These polices impact residential, commercial and industrial projects, as well as transportation, public facilities and programs, parks and recreation and community improvements.
The planning commission meets twice monthly on the first and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Most meetings are only two hours in length.
An application or letter of interest, accompanied by a brief resume, must be submitted to the city planning department on or before close of business, Monday, Nov. 19. Applicant interviews may be subsequently scheduled with the planning commission.
Application forms are available from the city planning department, located in city hall, 400 E. Third St.
Any questions concerning this opening or about the planning commission's mission should be directed to the city planning director, Dick Brown. His office is in the city hall, 447-5627.