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Applications Accepted for YV Planning Commissioner

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Yucca Valley, Ca.- Mayor Chad Mayes is looking to replace his appointment of  Planning Commissioner Dawe Rowe as she has been recently elected to the Yucca Valley Town Council, by the way, winning more votes than he did in this last election.

Mayes nominated Rowe in January 2009, as his first opportunity to select a Planning Commissioner to fill the vacancy of George Huntington. Huntington left the Yucca Valley Planning Commission, serving over 16 years, after being elected to the Town Council in November 2008.

Applications are now being accepted to fill that position, once again. The Yucca Valley Planning Commission is scheduled to rewrite the Development Code which is in need of being updated. The Town has been operating under the old county code in most cases. On the horizon may be the Plant Ordinance, again, and the Grading Ordinance which should be presented to the commission together as per the recommendation of Hogle-Ireland consultants.

Presently, the Planning Commission consists of: One retired professor emeritus; one school teacher/past chair of the YV Parks and Recreation; one successful dentist “that caters to cowards,” and one Building Contractor/Developer.

I hope that our Mayor will select a Planning Commissioner to compliment the present members to reflect our community.

Here is the information as published in our local newspaper:


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council of the Town of Yucca Valley invites residents of the Town of Yucca Valley to apply for a position on the Planning Commission. Applications for Commissions and Committees are available at the Town Hall Offices located at 57090 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284, on the web at www.yucca-valley.org/town hall/commissions, or if you call (760) 369-7209, we will be happy to mail you an application.

/s/ Janet M. Anderson


Town Clerk

Dated this 10th day of November, 2010

(PUB: S. 11/17, 11/20/2010)

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Margo Sturges

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Note: Margo Sturges has written many articles for Cactus Thorns and is the founder of Citizens4Change.info. Email contact: MargoSturgesYV(at)aol.com "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act."- George Orwell

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