City seeks new planning commissioner
The Hampton City Council is looking for a Hampton resident to serve on the planning commission, according to a recent press release.
The commission, which consists of seven members appointed by Hampton's City Council, is responsible for the review of long-range plans, land use and zoning matters for the area. Some of the tasks members are responsible for include preparation of the comprehensive plan, recommendation of ordinances and policies that assist in the implementation of the adopted comprehensive plan, review of applications submitted for changes to zoning districts, review of conditional use permits, and review and recommendation of zoning ordinance and plan amendments.
Prospective candidates must be residents of Hampton and be actively involved in the community. Recommended qualifications include being a graduate of the Neighborhood College and having previous service on another city board or commission. Expertise or professional background in land use, environmental sciences, transportation, engineering, real estate/development/housing, finance and banking, facilities planning/management, geography, forecasting or social sciences is also preferred.
To apply for the position, send a resume to Katherine K. Glass, Clerk of the Hampton City Council, 22 Lincoln St., Hampton, VA 23669.
Resumes must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.
For more information, call 757-727-6315.