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Planning Commission
Meetings
  • 5:45 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson St.
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
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Minutes are also available following approval. 
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Members
There are seven Planning Commission members, five of which must be city residents. Commission members serve six-year terms. The current Commission members are:
  • Gretchen Thatcher, Chair, term ends May 31, 2022
  • Edgar Harrell, term ends May 31, 2020
  • Beverly Heckart, term ends May 31, 2022
  • Gayl Curtiss, term ends May 31, 2021
  • VACANT, term ends May 31, 2018
  • Fred Padjen, term ends May 31, 2018
  • George Bottcher, term ends May 31, 2020

Responsibilities
The Planning Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.14 of the City Code and is responsible for:
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the City Council pertaining to the long-term Comprehensive Land Use Plan and the zoning ordinance
  • Conducting hearings and making decisions and/or recommendations on a variety of land-use applications including permits, conditional uses, annexations, rezones, and subdivisions

Additional Information
For more information, please email the Planning Commission or call Shannon Johnson, the Planning Commission's Staff Contact, at (509) 962-7108.

501 North Anderson Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
(509) 962-7204