Planning Commission

Meetings

  • 4 pm
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Council Caucus Room

Members

  • Thomas M. Bernabei, Mayor
    No Expiration
  • Jess Bennett, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires June 30, 2024
  • James Bowe, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • Alexander Haas, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires June 30, 2021
  • John Highman, Director of Public Service
    No Expiration
  • David Kaminski, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • Audrey Lavin, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2024
  • JR Rinaldi, Park Commission
    No Expiration
  • Amanda Stewart, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2024
  • Danny Thompson, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • Brenda Turner, Mayor Appointee
    Term Expires December 31, 2023
  • Fonda Williams, Deputy Mayor
    No Expiration

Membership Requirements

The Commission consists of:

  • Mayor
  • Director of Public Service
  • President of the Board of Park Commissioners
  • Eight public members

Public members must be residents of the City.

Appointment Process

Members are appointed by the Mayor.  Council confirmation is not required.

Purpose/Duties

The City Planning Commission:

(a) Reviews any general neighborhood renewal, urban renewal, or urban redevelopment plan filed with City Council.

(b) Submits to Council its recommendations on such plans, including its approval or disapproval and certification as to whether or not the plan is in conformity with the General Plan of the City.

Term Lengths

Six years

Compensation

Members serve without compensation.

Authorization

City Ordinance 1101.01, 1165.04-.05, 191.07
Ohio Revised Code 713.01-713.15