Planning Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 7:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. December - March)
  • 2nd Thursday of the month October - April, unless otherwise noted
  • 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month May - September, unless otherwise noted
  • Benton County Government Center
    Commissioner’s Board Room
    531 Dewey Street
    Foley, MN 56329

Planning Commission Meeting Schedule (PDF)


  • Art Buhs
  • Chris Vannurden
  • Dan Gottwalt
  • Gerry Feld
  • Jerry Lang
  • Mary Jo Holewa
  • Warren Peschl
  • Scott Johnson, County Commissioner, District 1
  • Steve Heinen, Alt. County Commissioner, District 3

About the Planning Commission

An eight member group appointed by the County Commissioners whose function is to conduct public hearings, act on conditional use permit applications and make recommendations to the County Board. The Planning Commission considers the compliance of each request relative to Comprehensive Plan as a part of each decision or recommendation to the County Board. They also review and decide on minor preliminary plats, review major plats and amendments to the Development Code.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.

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