At its February 12 meeting, the Concord City Council considered candidates to fill three seats on the city’s Planning Commission. The two incumbents, Jason Laub and Mark Weinmann, were re-appointed for a four-year term ending on February 28, 2023; and new member Craig Mitzutani was appointed to a two-year term ending February 28, 2021. Mitzutani will serve the remainder of Dominic Aliano’s term. Aliano was elected to the City Council in November of 2018.
The Planning Commission is responsible for developing and maintaining the General Plan of the Concord planning area. It develops specific plans as necessary, making recommendations to the City Council regarding proposed General Plan amendments and municipal code modifications, and reviews planned district developments, tentative subdivision maps, and use permit applications. It meets twice per month on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.