Joint Planning Commission

The purpose of the Joint Planning Commission is to provide for planning related services for Hamilton County, and the villages of Giltner, Hampton, Hordville, Marquette, Phillips, and Stockham.  It is responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, administration of the development review process, and administration of land use regulations established in the zoning and subdivision ordinances.

The joint planning commission includes seven members who represent the County and are appointed by the County Comissioners. It also includes one member from each of the villages who are appointed by the respective Village Board.

COUNTY REPRESENTATIVESTerm ExpiresVILLAGE REPRESENTATIVESTerm Expires
Dave Hutsell
Hampton Area
January
2021
Dale Bamesberger
Hampton
January
2021
Harold Ortegren
Marquette Area
January
2021
Travis Blase
Hordville
January
2021
John McDonald
Phillips Area
January
2021
Joan Eastman (Chair)
Giltner
January
2022
Loren Bangs
Aurora Area
January
2022
Vacant
Phillips
January 2022
Tanner Jensen
Hampton Area
January
2022
Dan Kinney (Vice Chair)
Stockham
January
2023
Ivan Hongsermeier
Phillips Area
January
2023
Sue Eckert
Marquette
January
2023
Kay Lyons
Marquette Area
January
2023

The Joint Planning Commission meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the 4-H Building, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, Aurora, NE. If you have an interest in serving on the Joint Planning Commission, please contact the Zoning Administrator for more information.

The agendas for the Planning Commission Meetings are available at the office of the Zoning Administrator located at the Hamilton County Courthouse.