Planning and Zoning Advisory Board
Members Term Expires
Meg Jorn 5/2016
Nicholas P. Consiglio 5/2016
David T. Wolf 5/2016
Donald W. Haire 5/2016
William Tre Peacock 5/2018
David Wise 5/2015
Hector Lopez 5/2018
   
   
Functions of the Planning and Zoning Advisory Board
The powers and duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall be to hold hearings, conduct investigations, and make recommendations to the City Commission relative to changes and amendments to the zoning regulations of the city; to hold hearings, to conduct investigations and approve or disapprove proposed plats of subdivisions of land within the City and land within five (5) miles of the City (the extraterritorial jurisdiction).  If the Planning and Zoning Commission fails to act on a preliminary or final plat due any reason at its regularly scheduled meeting on which the plat was or was to be on the meeting agenda, and the plat has not otherwise been approved by operation of law, said plat shall be placed for consideration at the next scheduled meeting of the City Commission; to hold hearings, conduct investigations and make recommendations to the City Commission relative to the future plans and developments of the City.
Membership
The Mayor shall appoint two (2) members and Commissioner-Place1, Commissioner-Place 2, Commissioner-Place 3, Commissioner-Place 4 and Commissioner-Place 5 shall each appoint one (1) member to the Planning and Zoning Commission.  A chairman and vice-chairman will be elected by the members each year during annual elections by the Planning and Zoning Commission.  The Planning and Zoning Commission shall consist of seven (7) members, each to be appointed by the Mayor or City Commission for a maximum term of three (3) years, but in no case shall the term of a member exceed the office of the Mayor or Commissioner making such appointment.  In the event a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission vacates office during his term, the Mayor or Commissioner making such appointment shall appoint a replacement who shall serve for a term not to exceed the remaining term of office of the mayor or commissioner making said replacement appointment.  Each appointee to said board shall be at least 18 years of age and each appointee or the appointee’s spouse must be a resident of the city or work or operate a business in the city and be of good moral character and demonstrate an interest in the general welfare of the city.  Each appointee shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed.  An appointee shall forfeit his office if such appointee fails to attend three meetings during any twelve (12) month period.

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