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Opening for an “Associate” Commissioner on Cascade Township Planning Commission Board

The Associate Commissioner serves as a Regular Voting Member of the Planning Commission upon absence or recusal of one of the Regular Voting Commissioners, at a meeting, as designated by the Planning Commission Chair.  Planning Commission Members are compensated for their time.  

Qualifications for this position include:   

  • A resident of Cascade Township.
  • Ability to attend at least two-thirds of the Planning Commission meetings held in a twelve (12) month period.
  • Can serve, at a minimum, a one-year term.
  • Willingness to learn issues facing the township. 
  • Qualities such as good listening skills; being fair and open-minded; being prepared; ability to communicate in front of others; can perform as part of a team.
  • Any relevant work/community experience.
  • Willingness to learn the following:
  1. Township Planning Commission proceedings such as the review of building permits and site/development plans for local zoning requirements with other Commission members; and, the review of applications for variances, conditional, subdivision and zoning changes.
  2. Applicable codes and ordinances, township geographical layout, zoning classification, and definitions, including the: Zoning Ordinance, Sign Ordinance, and Development Regulations. Training is available.

How to Apply: 
Individuals interested in serving as an “Associate” Planning Commissioner should contact one of the following:

Candidates are asked to submit a résumé to cascadetownclerk@outlook.com  



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