Planning Commission position open to interested citizen

Duluth is looking for someone to fill an alternate position on the city’s five-member planning commission. The planning commission considers zoning ordinance amendments, speed hump petitions, zoning changes, land use changes, and special use permits. It may also be utilized to do research on other issues at the direction of the Duluth City Council.

The planning commission consists of five appointed members: a chairman who is appointed by the mayor, vice chairman, secretary, two regular members, and an alternate. The alternate is a non-voting member, unless there is an absence at a meeting. One member of the commission also serves on the Zoning Board of Appeals.

The Duluth Planning Commission meets on the first and third Monday of each month at Duluth City Hall, 3167 Main Street. A pre-meeting work session, which is open to the public, begins at 6:30 p.m. and the regular session begins promptly at 7 p.m.

Application deadline: Nov. 26, Questions: Rich Atkinson at or 770-497-5305.

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