Boards & Commissions
Last Update:  October 28, 2015

 PLANNING COMMISSION

The Planning Commission of the Town of Hunts Point acts as an advisor to the Council on land-use issues.  The Commission consists of up to nine Commissioners, all of whom are residents of the Town and are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Town Council.  Commissioners are volunteers who serve six-year terms and are eligible for re-appointment without term limits.

Current members of the Planning Commission are

  John Torode, Chair Term expires 2017
  Kellie Schneider Term expires 2018
  Annie Ottesen Term expires 2017
  Henrik Nielsen Term expires 2015
  Bruce Swenson Term expires 2019
  Rod Olson Term expires 2017
  Henry Frantz Term expires 2021
     
     
     
     
     

MEETINGS:  Regular Planning Commission meetings are held at 6:00pm on the last Monday of each month, except during the summer months.  Special meetings may be held from time to time, as needed.  Notices for special meetings are posted at Town Hall at least 24 hours before the meeting.   Residents are encouraged to attend Planning Commission meetings and speak on issues of concern to them.  Residents who cannot attend a meeting may submit written comments for the Planning Commission's consideration by mailing or delivering them to Town Hall.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Planning Commission's role is to assist the Town Council in matters related to land use and zoning, including reviewing the Town's Comprehensive Plan, studying current issues related to land use or zoning, developing ordinance language in response to these issues, conducting preliminary public hearings on proposed land-use ordinances to ensure public involvement in the rule-making process, and making recommendations to the Town Council based upon those hearings.

APPROVED MINUTES:  Copies of approved minutes from recent Council meetings can be viewed by choosing from the list below.  Please keep in mind that these minutes are only a summation of the proceedings of the meeting and are not a verbatim transcript.  (You will need to install Adobe Acrobat reader to view these files.)  

  

 

 

 

PARK COMMISSION

The Park Commission of the Town of Hunts Point acts as an advisor to the Council on park and open-space issues.  The Commission consists of five Commissioners, all of whom are residents of the Town, are appointed by the Mayor and are confirmed by the Town Council.

Penny O'Byrne, Chair

Commissioners

Brett Blasingame
David Bocek
Chris Linden
Janet Daly

MEETINGS:  Park Commission meetings are held on an as-needed basis.  Notices for meetings are posted at Town Hall at least 24 hours before the meeting.   Residents are encouraged to attend all meetings and speak on issues of concern to them.  Residents who cannot attend a meeting may submit written comments for the Park Commission's consideration by mailing or delivering them to Town Hall.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Park Commission's role is to assist the Town Council in matters related to the use of its parklands and open spaces.

APPROVED MINUTES:  Copies of approved minutes from recent Park Commission meetings are available through Town Hall.