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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Planning and Zoning Commission Position Opening

The Borger City Council is accepting applications to fill the unexpired term for one position on the Planning and Zoning Commission. The term for position began on March 31, 2018 and will expire March 31, 2020.

The responsibilities of the Planning and Zoning Commission are as follows:

(1) Advise the city council in the preparation and maintenance of a comprehensive plan and related studies;
(2) Advise the city council in establishing criteria for development of land;
(3) Approve or disapprove all subdivision and development plats within the city and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ);
(4) Assist the city council in conducting public hearings as may be required to gather information necessary for the drafting, establishment and maintenance of the comprehensive plan and ordinances and regulations related to it;
(5) Recommend policies to the city council for guiding action affecting development in the city and its environs; and
(6) Perform other duties that may be specifically assigned to it by the city council that may have a bearing on the preparation or accomplishment of the comprehensive plan.

 (7) Assist with the establishment and creation of a new comprehensive plan.

The City Council invites interested Borger citizens who wish to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission to complete an application. The Council will review applications received at its March Council meeting, and appoint applicants in compliance with the terms of the Charter. Interested citizens are encouraged to complete an application and submit it to the Deputy City Secretary as soon as possible.

City Secretary Page (application found here)
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