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Washoe County is Seeking Applicants to Serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission
Vacancy is to Represent Commission District 2


Reno, Nevada. March 18, 2019.  The Washoe County Community Services Department, Planning and Building  Division is accepting applications from residents living in the unincorporated portion of Washoe County Commission District 2 to serve on the Washoe County Planning Commission.

Unincorporated District 2 generally includes the Southeast Truckee Meadows area (includes Hidden Valley, Virginia Foothills areas, Rhodes Road area, and Pleasant Valley area), the Southwest Truckee Meadows area (includes the Mt Rose and Callahan Ranch areas), and Washoe Valley (includes both east and west Washoe Valleys). The Planning Commission regularly meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Washoe County Commission Chambers.  At times, special meetings of the Commission may be called by the Chair.

The Commission hears and decides on applications for abandonments, certain special use permits, and tentative subdivisions; it also makes recommendations concerning the County’s Master Plan, regulatory zone changes, and County’s land use regulations.  Meetings average 2 to 3 hours in duration.   The appointment is for a full four-year term commencing on the date of appointment to the Planning Commission by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants for the Planning Commission must be residents of unincorporated Washoe County and the area from which they are to be appointed (District 2).  They must also be registered voters.  The voter registration requirement may be waived by the Washoe County Board of Commissioners.

For information and an application, please contact the Washoe County Planning & Building Division at 328-3600.

You can also access an application on the front page of the Planning Program’s website at www.washoecounty.us/csd/planning_and_development.  Email your application to kemerson@washoecounty.us; or mail your application directly to Washoe County Community Services Department; Planning & Building, Attention: Kathy Emerson; 1001 East Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512; or FAX the completed application to (775) 328-6133, Attention: Kathy Emerson.            

Deadline for applications is Monday,  April 15 2019, 5:00 p.m.  Applications must be received by the department by this date and time to be considered.

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