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Planning Commission

 
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Responsibility:
The Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Commission was established by interlocal agreement on September 26, 1967, between Leon County and the City of Tallahassee. This agreement designated the Planning Commission as the entity responsible for comprehensive area-wide planning within the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. The Planning Commission is also the designated as the Local Planning Agency (LPA) that reviews amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. Duties and responsibilities of the Planning Commission and the LPA are set forth in the Planning Commission Bylaws as well as the interlocal agreement and local land development codes for the City and County. 

Created By:
Interlocal Agreement: Cooperative Agreement for Areawide Planning of the Tallahassee Metropolitan Area - 9/26/1967
Ordinance 07-20
Leon County Code of Laws, Chapter 10, Division 3, Subdivision 2, Section 10-2.321
TYPE: Decision Making committee in accordance with Policy No. 03-15
 

Appointments:
7 total members:
3 - appointed by the Board of County Ccommissioners
3 - appointed by the City
1 - selected by School Board, approved and appointed jointly by the Board of County Commissioners and the City Commission

A chairman and vice chairman are elected by the Planning Commissioners for a one-year term in September.

(to apply for City appointed seats, please go to: http://www.talgov.com/transparency/boards.aspx) 

Terms:
3-year terms, expiring on June 30th. Members may be reappointed. County appointed members are limited to 3 consecutive terms per Policy No. 03-15. City appointed members are limited to 2 consecutive terms per Policy No. 110. Vacancies are filled for remainder of unexpired term. 

Eligibility Criteria:
All members must be residents of Leon County.

Membership shall be composed of citizens who reside in different areas of Leon County. Under represented areas of the county shall be taken into consideration when filling vacancies. Efforts shall be made to appoint a representative member of elderly, minority and disabled citizens to the commission.

Members must file a Financial Disclosure Form #1 from the Florida Commission on Ethics, per State Statute 112.3145. 

Schedule:
Meetings held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, which is 8 days after the first meeting of each month, at 8:30 a.m.  

Contact Person/Staff:
Russell Snyder, Land Use Administrator
Department of PLACE (Planning, Land Management & Community Enhancement)
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department
435 N. Macomb St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-891-6420
email: russell.snyder@talgov.com

Beth Perrine, Adminstrative Assistant:
Planning Department
850-891-6410
email: Beth.Perrine@talgov.com

Attorney: Silvia M. Alderman
106 E. College Avenue, 12th floor
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
850-425-1627
silvia.alderman@akerman.com 

Members:

Lewis, Tom E.

 

Begin Term: 7/1/2017
End Term: 6/30/2020
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 7/1/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: District 3

 

Proctor, Stewart

 

Begin Term: 6/14/2016
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 4/10/2012


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: District 3

 

Williams-Cox, Dianne

 

Begin Term: 7/7/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 7/7/2015


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: h. Planning Commission Member
District 5

 

Madden, Patrick

 

Begin Term: 6/10/2014
End Term: 6/30/2017
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 5/25/2011


Appointed by:
Leon County School Board

 

Notes: District 4

 

Dantin, Keith

 

Begin Term: 6/1/2016
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 8/1/2012


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: District 3
(Serves on the Archtectural Review Board)

 

Walker, Barbara

 

Begin Term: 7/1/2012
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 7/1/2012


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: District 5