Planning Commission

Planning Commission

"What is a Planning Commission?

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Early in the history of zoning, it was recognized that when reviewing zoning and land use matters, elected officials needed input from a group of individuals who were not affected by political concerns. Having a group of interested volunteers judge land use decisions for the community was intended to allow a wide range of views to be fairly represented. Elected officials are representatives for the people in the community. As such, they are accountable to the voters. As a planning commissioner, on the other hand, you are a representative of the people. This means that the members of the commission represent the various interests found in the community, such as professionals, business owners and homemakers."


Excerpt from Planning Commissioners Handbook, published by the Michigan Municipal
League.
To view the Planning Commissioners Hand, please click on the link in the title above.
Chairperson
Gary Helfmann 
Term Expires: April 30, 2017

Vice-Chairperson
Flags - Council Room
Scott Schultheis -Council Liaison

Commissioners
Norman Allison 
Term Expires: October 31, 2019

Craig Curtis
T
erm Expires: April 30, 2017

Jerry Peach 
Term Expires: October 31, 2019

TBD
Term Expires: April 30, 2017

Susan Spagnuolo 
Term Expires: April 30, 2019