Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2099-2019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Commission Interviews and Appointments Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/17/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 10/28/2019 Final action: 10/28/2019
Title: Planning Commission Membership
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Applications
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Tiffany Carranza, City Clerk

Prepared By: Paulette Cooper, Office Assistant II

TITLE:
Title
Planning Commission Membership

LABEL
RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Appoint three individuals to the Planning Commission; with one being designated as a Design Professional, for two terms beginning January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2021 and one term effective immediately and ending on December 31, 2021.

Body
DISCUSSION:
COMPOSITION AND PURPOSE OF THE COMMISSION

The Planning Commission is governed by Chapter 2.68 of the City of Napa Municipal Code. The Planning Commission consists of five members. Two members shall be design professionals. The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on matters related to land use and planning, particularly related to amendments to the City's General Plan policies and Zoning Ordinance; and is the "decision-making body" for specified actions, especially those pertaining to buildings and construction, subdivision, and zoning within the City of Napa.

As defined by Napa Municipal Code Section 2.68.020, a "design professional" is a person who demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the City Council, that he or she has professional experience (in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, urban planning, building, sustainability, or a related field) that is sufficient to assist the member in the effective evaluation of applications for development projects. In determining whether a particular person is a "design professional," the City Council may consider as relevant experience the candidate's membership on this Commission, or a commission responsible for reviewing applications for development projects.

NUMBER AND TIMING OF VACANCIES INCLUDING SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

There are two seats to be filled due to term expirations (effective December 31, 2019). One seat is a designated "Design Professional."

There is one...

Click here for full text