Staff Report

The City of Solvang is seeking applicants for the City’s Planning Commission (PC) and Board of Architectural Review (BAR).  Residents with a vision, who want to help shape the future of Solvang and, most importantly, who cherish the culture, history, and character of Solvang as it continues to grow and evolve, are encouraged to apply.  The Planning Commission and BAR play a central role in shaping the physical, social, and economic health of the city.     

Professional experience in urban design and planning; architecture or landscape architecture; real estate law, finance, and development; community and economic development; sustainable development and green building; would all be of great value to the city and would help in reviewing, developing conditions, and deciding on the various projects and concerns that come before the Planning Commission.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Solvang.  Applications along with formal Letters of Interest for the Planning Commission or Board of Architectural Review will be accepted through 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019.  Letters of Interest should include why you’d like to be considered for appointment, why you are uniquely qualified to be appointed, and your vision for Solvang.  Applications can be found on the city website, in the Recent News section, and should be mailed or delivered to the City Clerk.