Planning Commission

Board Members:
Barbara Wilson, Chair
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Residence: South Middleton Township
John Brosious, Vice Chair
Term Expires: December 31, 2015
Residence: Hampden Township
Rick Trynoski
Term Expires:  December 31, 2015
Residence: Camp Hill Borough
Robert J. Fisher, P.L.S., P.E.
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Residence: Upper Allen Township
Jack Showley, DDS
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Residence: West Pennsboro Township
Christopher Knarr, AICP
Term Expires: December 31, 2019
Residence: Mechanicsburg Borough
 
John Epley
Term Expires:  December 31, 2015
Residence:  West Pennsboro Township
 Ra Kligge
Term Expires: December 31, 2019 
Residence: Shippensburg Borough
Rajesh Jain
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Residence:  Silver Spring Township
 

Ex-Officio Members:

Gary Eichelberger,
Cumberland County Board of Commissioners


The Commission’s functions shall include:
  • Provide advice to the Commissioners of Cumberland County on all matters relevant to the mission of the Cumberland County Planning Commission
  • Develop a County Comprehensive Plan with ongoing updates
  • Interface with county agencies and adjacent county planning agencies to enhance regional planning and cooperation.
  • Provide advice, review and recommendations to local officials concerning all matters relevant to local and regional planning.
  • Foster cooperative efforts of its citizens and communities so as to promote the overall quality of life and betterment of the County.
The Commission’s goals shall include:
  • The protection and preservation of our natural and cultural heritage to include open space, greenways and farmland preservation.
  • The revitalization of our urban communities
  • The development of our communities so as to afford a high quality of living standard
  • The maintenance of a sustainable economy
  • The mobilization and investment in the talents of our human resources
  • The promotion of strong planning leadership, awareness, responsibility, and involvement in county and community planning issues.
  • The coordination of planning priorities for transportation, economic development, tourism and other planning organizations within the County.
Adopted April 2002
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