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Planning Commission


Board Members:

Barbara Wilson, Chair

Term Expires: December 31, 2018

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


Barbara Wilson            
Term Expires: December 31, 2014 

Residence:  South Middleton Township

John Epley

Term Expires:  December 31, 2015

Residence:  West Pennsboro Township

Ra Kligge

Term Expires: December 31, 2018 

Residence: Shippensburg Township

Rajesh Jain
Term Expires:
December 31, 2016

Residence:  Silver Spring Township

Christopher Knarr, AICP
Term Expires: December 31, 2018
Residence: Mechanicsburg Borough

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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