Planning Commission



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  • 5:45 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month; the fourth Thursday of each month as needed
  • City Council Chambers
    501 N. Anderson Street
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

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There are seven Planning Commission members, five of which must be city residents. Commission members serve six-year terms. The current Commission members are:

  • Sathy Rajendran, term ends May 31, 2028
  • Edgar Harrell, term ends May 31, 2026
  • Delano Palmer, term ends May 31, 2028
  • Sigrid Davison, term ends May 31, 2027
  • Geraldine O’Mahony, term ends May 31, 2024
  • Fred Padjen, term ends May 31, 2024 
  • George Bottcher, term ends May 31, 2026

David Miller is the current City Council liaison to the commission.


The Planning Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.14 of the City Code and is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the City Council pertaining to the long-term Comprehensive Land Use Plan and the zoning ordinance
  • Conducting hearings and making decisions and/or recommendations on a variety of land-use applications including permits, conditional uses, annexations, rezones, and subdivisions