Planning Commission

The commission shall consist of five members to be appointed by the city council, not more than one of whom may be nonresidents of the city of Myrtle Creek, but who shall be residents of the urban growth area. Commission members shall receive no compensation but shall be reimbursed for duly authorized expenses. No more than two members may engage principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession.

Except for appointments to fill an unexpired term, all members of the commission shall be appointed for a term of four years each. Each member shall be assigned to one of five positions which shall be numbered Position 1 through Position 5. Members serving on the commission on the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter shall continue in the position to which they were assigned when appointed to the commission. A member of the commission may be removed by the city council, after hearing, for misconduct or nonperformance of duty. Any vacancy shall be filled by the city council for the unexpired portion of the term. 

Regular meetings of the Planning Commission are on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM in the Myrtle Creek Council Chambers located at 207 NW Pleasant Street, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457.  All meetings of the planning commission shall be public and shall be scheduled and conducted in accordance with state statutes relating to public meetings. Three members of the commission shall constitute a quorum. The commission may make and alter rules and regulations for its governance and procedures consistent with laws of this state and with the City Charter and ordinances. Special meetings may be called at any time by notice served upon each member of the commission at least 24 hours before the time specified for the proposed meeting.

The Myrtle Creek Planning Commission currently has two openings.

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