City Planning Commission

Department in Charge of Board:

Planning Department

About the Board

Here's a quick look at the City Planning Commission:

  • Guides public and private development efforts
  • Works alongside the City Commission and appointed boards to carry out the City's Master Plan
  • Members are representative of citizens' interest and issues with the City's development

Apply for Boards and Commissions

We meet the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 1:00 PM. 

You can access the City Planning Commission page using the link below. You'll see a quick description of the board and a list of its members at the top of the page. You can also find meeting minutes, agendas, and other important documents on this page.

Note: scroll near the bottom of the page. The meeting schedule, minutes, and agendas are below the listing of board members.

City Planning Commission Meetings

Download Annual Meeting Schedule

Location
Development Center
1120 Monroe Ave. NW
Meeting Room 201

 

  • 9 members
  • Members may hold no other municipal office except one member may serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals. 

 

Residency Requirement

Most members on this board must live within in Grand Rapids city limits. However, the Mayor may appoint one non-resident to the Commission.

Term Limits
Each member's term is for 3 years. A member may serve a maximum 9 years or three 3 consecutive terms.

Compensation
There is no compensation for members of this board.

 

Tim Kelly

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 1/6/2020

Walter Brame

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021

Thomas Koetsier

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Terms Ends: 1/7/2019

Darel Ross

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 1/6/2019

Paul Rozeboom

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 3 Resident
Term Ends: 1/7/2019

Paola Mendivil

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 1 Resident
Term Ends: 1/7/2019

James Davis

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 1 Resident
Term Ends: 1/6/2020

Kyle Van Strien

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 1 Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021

Eric Treur

Mayoral Appointment
Ward 2 Resident
Term Ends: 1/4/2021