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Plan Commission
Meetings
  • 7 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of each month

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members
  • Steve Bierce, Alderman
  • Craig Coursin
  • Ted Janka
  • David Linsmeier, Park & Rec Board
  • Sean Sullivan
  • Christine Wunder
  • Staff
  • John Gibbs, Zoning Administrator
  • Harlan Clinkenbeard, Planner - Recording Secretary

The Plan Commission consists of the mayor, who is the presiding officer, a representative of the Joint Park and Recreation Board, one city alderperson, and four citizens who reside in the city and do not hold an elected or appointed public position. Citizen members shall be persons of recognized experience and qualifications related to planning matters. The Joint Park and Recreation Board representative shall be elected by the Joint Park and Recreation Board. Staff includes the city planner, the city engineer, and the building inspector.

Compensation for citizen members is $20 per meeting.

Responsibilities
The Plan Commission advises the City Council on the development and implementation of the City’s Master Plan. Much of the Commission’s focus is on matters related to the City Zoning and land division Ordinances including zoning district and regulation changes, review of new commercial and multi-family development plans and subdivision plats.

The Plan Commission is scheduled to meet the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. There are usually six to eight items that require one and a half to two hours to review and act upon. Commissioners are expected to field inspect some items in advance of the meeting.