Retirement opens Farmington Planning Commission seat

With the resignation on January 13 of long-time Planning Commission  member Kenneth Chiara, the City of Farmington has a vacancy to fill.

Appointed in 2011, Chiara also served on the city’s Traffic and Safety Board until it was dissolved. A 50-year Farmington resident, he said it was an honor to join the Planning Commission.

“I have always been amazed at the number of volunteers the city has, and I wanted to become a part of that,” he said. “After several years on the traffic committee, I wanted to remain part of the city volunteer group. My heart will always be in the city of Farmington.”

The three-year term ends June 30, 2022. Those interested should fill out a board and commission application, which is available at City Hall, 23600 Liberty St. or online,

The Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. To learn more about the position, write to or call 248-474-5500, ext. 2221.

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