City of Battle Ground seeking applications for Planning Commission

The City of Battle Ground is seeking applicants interested in serving in a position on its volunteer Planning Commission.  The position’s four-year term begins Jan. 1, 2022. Applicants for the position must reside within the City of Battle Ground. 

The Planning Commission is a seven-member volunteer board charged with advising the city council on all legislative land use matters referred to them by the council including comprehensive planning, capital facility planning, transportation planning and development codes. 

Commissioners serve four-year terms. The commission typically meets one to two times a month on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Currently, meetings are held remotely on an online platform.

Applications, available online at, must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Nov. 19 to be considered.

Visit to learn more about the Planning Commission.  

Joanna Yorke-Payne
Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start

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