The Palmdale City Council is accepting applications for one planning commission position in District 4 for a term to expire on June 30, 2020.

The deadline to return applications is 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the City Clerk’s department located at 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite C.

A description of the duties, responsibilities, and benefits; district map; and the planning commission/volunteer applications are available in the City Clerk’s department and on the City’s website at www.cityofpalmdale.org/Your-City-Hall/Boards-and Commissions/Planning-Commission.

Applicants must reside in District 4, which is generally bounded by 35th St. East to Ave. R to 45th St. East and eastward.

Applicants are encouraged to attach a resume and should have basic knowledge of the City’s zoning and subdivision ordinance and General Plan. They should also be able to attend regular monthly evening meetings plus additional meetings as needed. A substantial time commitment is required. As part of the final selection process, applicants will be required to pass a Livescan fingerprint scan submission via the California Department of Justice.

The Commission meets on the second Thursday of every month in the Council Chamber. Commissioners receive $100 per meeting with a maximum of $200 per month.

For more information, call the Palmdale city clerk at (661) 267-5151.