Chapter 2.50


2.50.010    Established.

2.50.020    Powers and duties.

2.50.030    Secretary of the planning commission.

2.50.040    Duties of secretary of the planning commission.

2.50.010 Established.

There is hereby created a planning commission for the city of Junction City, the membership, term of office, termination of their office and the filling of vacancies of which shall be as follows:

A. The membership shall consist of the mayor and city building official, both of whom shall serve as ex officio nonvoting members; seven other members who shall be appointed by the mayor, with the approval of the council; and two alternate members who shall sit as voting members only when there are members absent from a meeting of the commission. At least three of the seven members appointed by the mayor shall reside inside the city limits; an additional two members may reside anywhere in the urban growth boundary; and the remaining two members may reside anywhere in the area defined by the 97448 Zip Code. These restrictions apply only to the composition of the regular memebrs of the planning commission; they are not intended to apply to the voting membership in attendance at a given meeting.

B. No more than one voting member of the commission may engage principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership or officers or employees of any corporation, that engages principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession.

C. Members of the commission shall hold office for four years.

D. Any vacancy shall be filled by the mayor for the unexpired portion of the term.

E. A planning commission member position shall be deemed vacant upon the incumbent’s death, incompetence, conviction of felony, resignation or absence from the city for 30 days without the consent of the mayor; upon the incumbent’s ceasing to possess the qualifications necessary for membership on the commission; or upon the failure of the person to qualify therefor within one week from the time for his term to commence; and upon his absence from meetings of the planning commission for four consecutive meetings without the consent of the planning commission as described in the planning commission bylaws. [Ord. 1237 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 1072 § 1, 1999; Ord. 1069 § 1, 1999; Ord. 794 §  1, 1980; Ord. 786 §  1, 1979; Ord. 220 § 1, 1939.]

2.50.020 Powers and duties.

Said planning commission shall be organized in the manner prescribed by the general law of the state of Oregon governing city planning commissions and shall be bound by and governed by all the rules and regulations prescribed by such general law. Also its powers and duties shall be the same as are prescribed by law pertaining to such city planning commissions. [Ord. 1237 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 220 § 2, 1939.]

2.50.030 Secretary of the planning commission.

The mayor may, with the consent of the council, appoint a secretary of the planning commission, who shall serve until the mayor, with the consent of the council, sees fit to dispense with his or her services, or until his or her successor is appointed. [Ord. 1237 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 868 § 1, 1984; Ord. 213 § 21, 1939.]

2.50.040 Duties of secretary of the planning commission.

In addition to those duties specially prescribed in other ordinances or by law, the secretary of the planning commission shall attend all planning commission meetings as an ex officio nonvoting member, and arrange for the preparation of minutes of its meetings; shall maintain the records and make reports about land use and development applications; and interpret the provisions of JCMC Title 17 as prescribed by that title. [Ord. 1237 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 868 § 1, 1984; Ord. 213 § 22, 1939.]