Monte planning commission vacancy

Montesano Planning Commission opening

The City Council will be interviewing candidates for the Montesano Planning Commission on July 23. The Planning Commission meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m.

The Montesano Planning Commission consists of five members, appointed for terms of six years by the mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Candidates must live within the city limits or meet other requirements as set in City Code Chapter 2.36, have a lot of energy and a commitment to serve our community. The position is not compensated but appreciated!

The Planning Commission currently has limited city staff assistance. Councilor Ken Walkington is the City Council liaison to the Commission. The planning agency serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and the council on planning issues and has the responsibility to:

• Make recommendations to the Council regarding Zoning Code Definitions

• The Comprehensive Plan Review

• Other planning assignments as directed by the Mayor and Council

If you are interested in providing this public service in Montesano as a member of the Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest along with a current resume to Mayor Ken Estes, City of Montesano, 112 North Main Street, Montesano, WA 98563 or submit the same information via email to: Please respond prior to Friday, July 19, 2013.

For more complete information about the City of Montesano, city facilities, staff and services, please visit the City of Montesano website at