Planning Board

Meetings

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

Agenda & Minutes

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View All Minutes

The most recent agenda can be found on the city's website by following the link above and clicking on the agenda in the calendar.  All minutes are available through the link above, and if you have any questions about the minutes, please contact the Missoula County Community Planning Services office directly at 406-258-4657 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)         n/a         n/a
Andy Mefford Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021
Peter Bensen Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021
Stephanie Laporte Potts Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021
Sean McCoy Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021
Mayoral Appointments          n/a          n/a
John Newman (Chair) Jan. 1, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020
Neva Hassanein Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021
City Council Appointments          n/a          n/a
Vince Caristo Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Helen Pent Jenkins Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Planning Board Appointed Member          n/a          n/a
Josh Schroeder (Conservation District Appointee) March 5, 2019 Dec. 31, 2020
Alternates           n/a          n/a
Vacant (City Council) Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2019
Vacant (County) Jan. 1, 2020 Dec. 31, 2021

Authorization

Montana Code Annotated (MCA) Title 76, Chapter 1, Planning Boards as authorized by Interlocal Agreement (PDF), 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 406-258-4657 or by email.

Appointments

Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance. Interested in serving on a board?  These are the vacant positions we are recruiting.