Sedona AZ (October 25, 2012) – The City of Sedona is currently seeking to fill one position on the Planning and Zoning Commission. This three-year term runs from November 1, 2012 through October 31, 2015.
The deadline to submit applications to be considered to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission is Monday, November 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM. Sedona residents with an interest in land use planning and development are encouraged to apply.
The Commission plays a critical role in the City’s planning process as they serve as the Council’s advisor on land use planning topics. The Commission is also involved in important community issues and considers goals and policies for directing and managing future development.
Duties include reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations to the Council on Community Plan and Land Development Code amendments, rezonings and subdivision applications. Additionally, the Commission makes the final decision on conditional use permits and development review applications.
It is desirable that Planning and Zoning Commissioners have some experience or knowledge in land use or related fields, including but not limited to architecture, construction, landscaping, and planning. This voluntary Commission is made up of seven citizens appointed by City Council.
If you are interested in serving on this Commission, applications are available from the City Clerk’s office at City hall located at 102 Roadrunner Drive, or by calling 928-282-3113. Return completed applications to City Clerk’s Office, Planning and Zoning Commission, 102 Roadrunner Drive, Sedona, Arizona 86336.
Citizens can learn more about the Planning and Zoning Commission’s particular responsibilities by contacting Audree Juhlin at 928-204-7107 or email ajuhlin@SedonaAZ.gov.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SERVE ON THE HOUSING COMMISSION
The City of Sedona is currently seeking to fill three positions on the Housing Commission. One position is an unexpired term that runs through October 31, 2013. The other two positions are three-year terms; November 1, 2012 through October 31, 2015.
The deadline to submit applications to be considered to serve on the Housing Commission is Monday, November 26, 2012 at 5:00 PM.
This seven-member commission makes recommendations regarding housing related matters to the City Council. Specific responsibilities include developing criteria and goals for affordable housing, exploring public-private partnerships, developing specific incentive and regulatory-based strategies to increase, preserve and rehabilitate housing, recommend financing options, listen to recommendations by the public and affordable housing beneficiaries, and consider housing as part of a regional strategy.
The Housing Commission will also participate in assisting the City in updating its Community Plan over the next few years. For more specific information about the Housing Commission, visit the City’s web site at www.SedonaAz.gov/housing.
Housing Commission meetings are generally held the first Monday of each month at 5:00 PM. Application packets are available from the City Clerk’s office, 102 Roadrunner Drive, west Sedona or by calling 928-282-3113.
Return completed applications to the City of Sedona City Clerk’s office, 102 Roadrunner Drive, Sedona, Arizona 86336.
For more information, contact Audree Juhlin at 204-7107 or email ajuhlin@SedonaAZ.gov.