Planning Commission

The planning commission is hereby given its authority within the laws of the State of Illinois and by ordinance of the city council.

The commission shall consist of 13 members appointed by the mayor with the consent of the city council. Each commission member shall serve a three year term. Three members of the planning commission shall reside outside the city and within the extra territorial one and one-half mile zoning jurisdiction.

All hearings conducted by the commission shall be open to the public. The commission shall keep minutes of its proceedings showing the vote of each member upon each question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall also keep records of its hearings and other official actions. Every rule or regulation, every amendment or repeal thereof, and every order, requirement, decision or determination of the commission shall be filed immediately in the office of the commission and shall be public record.

The planning commission meeting on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 5:15 p.m. in City Hall council chambers.


Kathy Balderson
Ben Beck
James Buwick
Fred Caspall
Jan Entwistle
Laura Leezer
Chris McDaniel
Caleb Markey
Jim Miner
Ed Myers
Eric Schneider
Chad Sperry
Gary Ziegler

City Staff: John Bannon, Community Development Coordinator