The Planning Board is a citizen advisory board elected by the Board of Commissioners and established under the authority of G.S. 160A- 361 & 387. The Planning Board shall review and make recommendations on Text Amendments and Rezonings; and render opinions on all issues and petitions related to the Ordinance and other land use plans which require approval by the Board of Commissioners.
|Member Name||Term Expires|
|Victoria Curtis [ETJ]||June 30, 2020|
|Jonathan Andrew Olson||June 30, 2020|
|Ryan Zakany||June 30, 2021|
|Michael Firstbrook||June 30, 2022|
|Terry Allen Swaim [ETJ]||June 30, 2021|
|Vacancy||June 30, 2021|
|Levin Jones||June 30, 2022|
|Jimmena Huffman-Hall||June 30, 2022|
|Brett Hennington||June 30, 2022|
Staff Liaison: David Bergmark, AICP, Planning Director, (919) 365-4448
Membership and Terms of Office
The Planning Board consists of nine members. Based on the proportionality of residents in the Town and residents in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ), six members of the board shall reside within the corporate limits and three members shall reside in the Town’s ETJ.
Representatives from within the corporate limits shall be appointed by the Wendell Board of Commissioners. Representatives from the ETJ shall be recommended by the Wendell Board of Commissioners to the Wake County Board of Commissioners for appointment.
In-town members shall be appointed for three-year staggered terms. ETJ representatives shall be appointed for a two-year term. Either class of representative may be appointed for a consecutive term, but after two consecutive terms a member shall be ineligible for reappointment until one calendar year has elapsed from the date of termination of the second term. A list of current members of the Planning Board can be found below.
Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Schedule