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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Planning Commission Vacancy

City of Fernley

Planning Commission Vacancy

The City of Fernley is accepting letters of interest from citizens of Fernley wishing to serve on the City of Fernley Planning Commission. This recruitment is to fill a vacancy on the board.

 Purpose: The Planning Commission is a volunteer appointment and advises the City Council on the long term physical development of the City including such issues as natural resources, economics, housing, population, land use and zoning. The Planning Commission reviews all major development projects proposed within the City and also provides a forum for public comment on issues dealing with development of our community.

Membership: The Planning Commission consist of seven members. The term of office for each member is four-year staggered terms. Members are residents of the City and registered voters at the time of their appointment and continuously through the term of office. 

Typical Duties: Serve and advise the City Council on future physical planning and economic development of the City. Serve and advise the City Council on urban planning including policy development, community design, natural resource conservation and enhancement, economics, housing, land use, population, streets, zoning, subdivision regulation, transportation, the comprehensive plan, etc.

Time Commitment: The Planning Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. (generally a two to four-hour hearing) and has approximately two special meetings a year.

Interested persons should submit a letter stating their reasons for wanting to serve on the Planning Commission accompanied by a professional resume stating your qualifications, by email to cityclerk@cityoffernley.org The deadline for submission is 5:00 p.m. December 2, 2020.

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