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Houghton County Planning Commission

The Houghton County Planning Commission was created to provide for the coordinated and harmonious development of Houghton County. The Board consists of nine members who are appointed by the Houghton County Board of Commissioners. Members are appointed for three year terms and are selected to represent various fields of interest.

The Planning Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. All meetings are in the 5th floor Courthouse meeting room except for September and December with Courthouse meeting locations to be announced later.

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Planning Commission Members

Name

Address

Term

Community Interest Group

Allan T. Aho,
Chassell Twp.

19940 E. Chassell-Painesdale Rd.
Chassell, MI 49916
ataho@moyleusa.com
906.523.1166

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2017

Agriculture & Forestry
Land Use

Dianne St. Amour,
Calumet Twp.

56944 Rockland Street
Calumet, MI 49913
diannestamour@hotmail.com
906.369.2665

January I , 2020 to December 31, 2022

Economic Development and Tourism

John Larson,
Calumet Twp.

56230 Bear Lake Rd.
Hancok, MI 49930
jlarson@clkschools.org
483-0498 (h)

January 1, 2018 to December 31st, 2020

Education

Ron Kilpela
Franklin Twp.

20754 Boston Crosscut
Hancock, MI 49930
906.231.0381

January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Local Governmental
Planning and Zoning

Evan McDonald,
Hancock Twp.

54739 St. John’s Creek Rd.
Hancock, MI 49930
evanmcdonald@keweenawlandtrust.org
906.281.1407 (c)

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020

Environment

Horst Schmidt,
Torch Lake Twp.

26380 7th St.
Hubbell, MI 49934
horsthear@yahoo.com
369-3797

January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021

Recreation & Culture

Dr. Timothy Sears,
Franklin Twp.

53410 West Pontiac Road
Hancock, MI 49930
timothytoddsears@msn.com

January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021

Sanitation, Environmental
Health, Housing, and
Human Services

Chris van Arsdale

Emergency Management
Houghton County Courthouse
Houghton, MI 49931
oem@houghtoncounty.net

Indefinite

Emergency Response

Gretchen Jansen Houghton County Commissioner,
District 4: City of Houghton

111 W. Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931
gj@keweenawrealestate.com

January 1 , 2019 to December 31, 2020

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401 East Houghton Avenue
Houghton, MI 49931

 

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