The Osage County Board of County Commissioners is accepting letters of interest from county residents interested in filling a vacancy on the Osage County Planning and Zoning Board. To submit for this position, you must reside in Osage County and be a minimum of 21 years of age. Please send letters of interest with your contact information, and a letter indicating reasons for your interest in the position to the Osage County Land Development office. Letters will be accepted via e-mail (LandDev@osageco.org) or in person (717 Topeka Ave, Lyndon, KS 66451). The deadline for submission is July 15th by 5:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Malissa Krause at 785-828-3347 or by e-mail at LandDev@osageco.org.
The Planning and Zoning Board holds meetings on the last Tuesday evening of each month (if there are matters to discuss) at 7:00 pm. The board serves to make recommendations to the County Commissioners on all zoning matters and acts as the Board of Zoning Appeals when cases are submitted. The position requires a balanced approach to reviewing land development applications on a case-by-case basis.