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Posted on: January 23, 2023

County Seeks Applicants for Vacancy on the Planning Commission

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The Chisago County Board of Commissioners seeks one (1) applicant for appointment to the vacancy on the Chisago County Planning Commission.

Interested citizens must submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Chisago County Clerk of Board via our Online Form, Mail to: 313 N Main St - Room 175 - Center City, MN 55012, or via Fax to 651-213-8876. Additional information about the positions is available by contacting Chisago County Administration at 651-213-8830.

Planning Commission

Applicants are needed from District 1, which includes: City of North Branch (Precincts A, B and C).

The Planning Commission has the following powers with respect to the Chisago County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance:

  1. To adopt rules for the transaction of its business and shall keep public record of its transactions, findings, and recommendations.
  2. To cooperate with the Zoning Administrator and other employees of the County in preparing and recommending to the Board for adoption, comprehensive plans and recommendations for plan execution in the form of official controls and other measures, and amendments thereto.
  3. To provide assistance to the County Board and Zoning Administrator in the administration of the zoning and subdivision ordinances and shall review, hold public hearings and make recommendation to the County Board.
  4. Such other duties as the County Board may request or prescribe.

Board members are appointed for a three-year term. The District 1 appointment expires in 2025. The meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the 1st Thursday of every month in Room 131 (lower level) at the Chisago County Government Center, which is located at 313 N Main St in Center City.

Interested citizens must submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Chisago County Clerk of Board, 313 North Main Street, Room 175, Center City, MN 55012. The form is available by contacting County Administration by calling 651-213-8830 or by submitting the Online Application for Appointment Form found on our website. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of Board by calling 651-213-8877 and on the Planning Commission Page of our website.

The Board requests that Applications for Appointment be received by February 1, 2023 by the end of the business day. However, the Board reserves the right to extend the application deadline. Applications for Appointment may also be faxed to 651-213-8876.





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