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Palmdale seeks applicants for Planning Commission


The Palmdale City Council is accepting applications for one Planning Commissioner in District 4 for a term to expire in June of 2014. The deadline to return applications is Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. to the City Clerk’s department located at 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite A.

A description of the duties, responsibilities, and benefits; a map showing the boundaries of all Planning Commission Districts; and two required applications (Commissioner and Volunteer Application) are available at and in the City Clerk’s department. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of District 4 in the city of Palmdale. Applicants are encouraged to attach a resume.

Applicants should have basic knowledge of the city’s zoning and subdivision ordinance and general plan and the ability to attend regular monthly evening meetings plus additional meetings as needed. A substantial time commitment is required. If appointed, a completed state-mandated Statement of Economic Interests, Form 700, would be required.

The commission meets on the second Thursday of every month in the council chamber. Commissioners receive $100 per meeting with a maximum of $200 per month. For more information, call the City Clerk at (661) 267-5151.