attend a meeting...
Plan Commission meetings are held at City Hall and are open to the public.
Because the Commission only meets when business comes before it, please check with City Hall for the next scheduled meeting or keep your eye open for an announcement in the Galva News.
Alternately, you may check the municipal calendar by clicking on the calendar icon below to determine whether or not the Commission will be meeting.
After clicking on the icon, you must click on the "Login as guest" link to view the calendar.
The Plan Commission reviews petitions for certain special use permits (e.g., running a business in a residential neighborhood out of your home) and all changes to the Galva Zoning Ordinance. More about the duties and responsibilities of the Commission can be found in the business section of this website on the planning page.
authority to create...
The authority of a municipality to create and staff a plan commission was not granted by the State until 1961, although plan commissions established before 1961 were allowed to "continue to function." This authority can be found at 65 ILCS 5/11-12-4, which states, in part:
to become a member...
To be considered for the next open position on the Plan Commission, please submit a Volunteer Application to the Mayor's office located in City Hall. If you have trouble downloading or viewing the application, please contact city hall at (309) 932 - 2555.
For other volunteer opportunities, please visit our volunteer page.
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