DATE:                 September 21, 2015

         Kent Howe, Interim Planning Director, 682-4057

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below.  This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION:  This Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding comprehensive plan issues and amendments.  The Commission also advises and cooperates with other planning agencies within the state and provides reports to local government officials on problems comprehended in county, regional or metropolitan planning.  The Commission promotes public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan and of planning and zoning in general.

MEETINGS:  Monthly (twice a month if needed).

MEMBERSHIP:  Nine (9).

VACANCIES:  One (1).

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County and must reside or own property in Coastal Lane County which is defined as that portion of Lane County west of approximately the range line between Range 9 West and Range 8 West or the east boundary of the Mapleton School District No. 32, whichever is the most easterly.
APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m., Monday, October 19, 2015.

Applications are available online at and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene or at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N. Delta Highway.   

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:  Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N. Delta Highway, Eugene, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00pm.  Online applications can be emailed to: