The Planning Commission consists of 9 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for four year terms. The Planning Commission advises the Board of County Commissioners on legislative planning and development issues such as the adoption, revision or repeal of any Comprehensive Plan or implementing Ordinance or Code. For certain types of plan amendments, the Planning Commission makes the final land use decisions for the County. Planning Commission decisions may be appealed to the Board of Commissioners.
The Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC) works with county staff and advises the Board of Commissioners on issues related to rural roads. RROMAC had a voice in the most recent update of the county’s Transportation Plan, and was instrumental in development of the current gravel road upgrades program.
The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) works with county staff and advises the Board of Commissioners on issues related to road maintenance provided by the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD). URMDAC reviews and makes recommendations regarding service levels and annual work programs, assists in evaluating the cost effectiveness and efficiency of URMD, and advises on continuation of URMD and/or other long-range funding opportunities for road maintenance.