The La Porte Planning & Zoning Commission has an opening for a new member with a five year term, effective January 1, 2014. This board consists of nine members appointed by the City Council, whose task is to hear and make recommendations on matters pertaining to development. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month on an as-needed basis.

Interested persons in serving on this board are instructed to complete an application, available at City Hall or online at lpcia.com, or submit a letter of interest to City Hall by the December 19, 2013 deadline.

For more information about the Planning & Zoning Commission, contact Jennifer Sparks, Building & Zoning Administrator at City Hall, 342-3396, or send an e-mail to lpccity@lpctel.net.