Planning commission application deadline is Thursday

PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Council is accepting applications for one “At Large” Planning Commissioner for a term to expire in June 2013.

The deadline to return applications is Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at 6 p.m. to the City Clerk’s department, located at 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite A in Palmdale.

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 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, please call the City Clerk at 661-267-5151.