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The Planning Commission oversees implementation of the City's Development Code and Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Commission reviews and approves or denies applications for various types of land uses. In addition, the Planning Commission is currently overseeing the update of the City's Comprehensive Plan as part of the state-mandated Periodic Review process.

Each City Council member nominates one member from his/her own ward, and the Mayor nominates three members, one from each ward. Nominees are appointed by the City Council. Nominees must be residents of the ward they represent, and there are limits on the number of members engaged in the same form of employment.

Required by ORS 227.020 and duties described by AMC 2.16


Term of office: 4 years

Sonja Neperud
real estate broker
Jennifer Garner-Kizer1/13/2021Ward 3-b12/31/2021
JoAnn Miller8/24/2016Ward 3-a12/31/2022 2nd
Dala Rouse VC5/24/1995Ward 1-a12/31/2022 7th
Theodore Bunch, Jr.1/27/2021Mayor12/31/2023 1st
Carol Canham7/22/2020Ward 2-a12/31/2023 1st
Diane Hunsaker8/23/2017Mayor12/31/2023 2nd
Bill Ryals
1/13/2021Ward 1-b12/31/2024 1st
Larry Tomlin C
electrical/construction management
1/14/2009Ward 2-b12/31/2024 4th

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Staff Liaison

Jeff Blaine
Community Development Director

Upcoming Meetings

March 1, 2021, 5:15pm
Virtual (see agenda for details)

March 15, 2021, 5:15pm
Virtual (see agenda for details)

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaApproved MinutesAudio
March 15, 2021
(Meeting canceled)
March 1, 2021   
February 22, 2021
Special meeting with City Council
February 15, 2021
(Meeting canceled)
February 8, 2021
Special meeting with City Council
February 1, 2021   
January 11, 2021
Special meeting with City Council
January 4, 2021
(Meeting canceled)
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