Planning Board

Meetings
-  7 p.m.
-  First and third Tuesdays of each month
-  City Council Chambers
   140 W. Pine
   Missoula, MT 59802
-  Meeting is taped by MCAT; check the schedule at MCAT for viewing times

Agenda & Minutes
View current Agendas and Minutes

Most recent agendas and minutes can be found by using the search function on the left side of the linked page.  Click on the board you are interested in and select a date range to find specific documents.  If you are looking for minutes prior to 2012 please contact the Missoula County Community Planning Services office directly at 406-258-3432 or by email.  

Purpose
The Consolidated Planning Board holds public hearings and provides recommendations to the City and County governing bodies on adoption and amendments to growth policies, zoning regulations, and subdivision regulations.  They also hear and make recommendations on zoning and rezoning requests and major subdivision proposals located in both the City and County.

Members
-  Nine members and two alternates
-  Two year terms

Membership Includes:
-  Two citizen members who reside within the city limits to be appointed by the mayor.
-  Two citizen members who reside within the city limits to be appointed by City Council.
-  One alternate citizen member who resides within city limits to be appointed by City Council.
-  Two citizen members who reside within the county but outside the city limits to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
-  Two citizen members who reside anywhere within the county to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
-  One alternate citizen member who resides outside the city limits to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
-  One citizen member to be appointed by the Board of Supervisors of the Conservation District, or if no member is able to serve, the citizen member will be appointed by the Consolidated Planning Board with City Council and Board of County Commissioners approval.

Qualifications
Qualifications include residency requirements as previously stated and an interest in and knowledge of community planning.
Members Start of Term End of Term
Board of County Commissioner Appointments (BCC)    
Dick Ainsworth Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Michael Houlihan Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Josh Slotnick Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Jason Rice Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Mayoral Appointments    
John Newman Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2018
Neva Hassanein Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
City Council Appointments    
Karen Slobod Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Helen Pent Jenkins Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Planning Board Appointed Member    
Ron Erickson Jan. 1, 2015 Dec. 31, 2016
Alternates    
Dudley Improta (City Council) Jan. 25, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Andy Mefford (County) Jan. 1, 2016 Dec. 31, 2017
Authorization
Montana Code Annotated (MCA) Title 76, Chapter 1, Planning Boards as authorized by Interlocal Agreement, and as jointly or independently assigned by the County or City of Missoula pursuant to state enabling legislation.

Council Committee
Land Use and Planning - For additional information on this board, contact Missoula County Community Planning Services at   258-3432 or by email.

Appointments
Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance.  When board members are to be reappointed, those positions are not advertised as vacant.  Interested on serving on a board?  These are the vacant positions we are recruiting.