About the Commission
The planning commission may consist of no less than 12 members, appointed by the mayor and confirmed by a council majority vote. Ex-officio members include the board of supervisors of the county, the city engineer, the county engineer, the city building official, the manager of Greenwood Utilities, and a representative of the Greenwood-Leflore County Industrial Board.
The commission designs and presents to the council a master plan for the physical development of the city, including these elements:
The commission also advises on other matters, brought to its attention by the mayor or city council, concerning the orderly development of municipal land.
- Lauren Adams, Ward 1
- Charles Wright, Ward 2
- Lillian McAdory Catching, Ward 3
- Mable Whitker, Ward 4
- Sybil Jordan, Ward 5
- Julia Frances Collier, Ward 6
- Adlena Crockett, Ward 7
- Barbara Biggers, At Large
- Jo Claire Swayze, At Large
- Pam Powers, At Large
- Katherine Mills, At Large
- Tony Roberts, At Large
If you are interested in applying for a vacancy, you may apply online or contact the Office of the Mayor for an application form.
Meetings held the fourth Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm on call.
Planning Commission Review
To bring a matter to the attention of the Planning Commission, please fill out this application and deliver it (along with supporting documents and a $101 filing fee) to the Community Development office 19 days prior to the next meeting.