TOWN OF MONUMENT COVID-19 PROCESS FOR PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED BY GOVERNOR POLIS' OFFICE
The Town of Monument continues to closely monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) and take steps to keep our community and staff safe. With this in mind the Planning Commission meetings will be following this process until further notice.
*Due to the unfortunate Pandemic and the Planning Commission being unable to meet as normal, we are having two additional special Planning Commission meetings in June and July (and may need more), in order to hear a backlog of development projects. This is approved by the Planning Commission to avoid further delays.
*special-June 24th at 6:00 pm Regular-July 8that 6:00 pm *special-July 22nd at 6:00 pm
*Additional meetings as needed
Due to the Pandemic and the need to safely follow Until further notice, the Planning Commissioners, project applicants and staff will be at the Town Hall Boardroom in person. This may include limited numbers of people in the Board room, social distancing and requiring masks etc. At this time Public attendance will be limited to remote attendance with the following guidelines :
*Each Development Project will have all information and presentations uploaded onto the Town website for public review, one week in advance on the Monument Documents on Demand.
*The public is encouraged to write in their comments and questions via email to email@example.com(please include the project name), at least one day in advance of the meeting date.
*Your comments and questions will be read by the Planning Commission Chairman at the hearing, so that it is part of the hearing record. Additionally, similar to the Board of Trustee meetings, the Town of Monument will use the remote public participation process below. (updated for each hearing date)
Options for Remote Public Participation of the JULY 8, 2020 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING event # 126 650 6312
Please follow this link no less than 30 minutes before the event to register. Registering in advance will require some basic information: Name, Address and Email. Once registered, you will be provided with additional information on how and when to connect. During public comment, attendees will have the option to "raise their hands" digitally and provide comment via connected devices.
Accommodations for the hearing impaired can be made upon request with 24 hours notice. Please call 719-884-2954
The Planning Commission (PC) consists of seven members appointed by the Board of Trustees. The Planning Commission meets once a month to make recommendations on land use applications and land use related ordinances before they are heard by the Board of Trustees. For more information about the Planning Commission please call 719-884-8028. The Board of Adjustment (BOA) is a volunteer Board of five members appointed by the Board of Trustees, including one representative from the Board and one representative from the Planning Commission. The Board of Adjustment meets on an "as needed" basis to hear and rule on variances to the Town's Zoning Regulations. Apply for a position on the Planning Commission or Board of Adjustment PC Meetings
2nd Wednesday of each month (Special meetings as needed, approved by Planning Commission)
645 Beacon Lite Road
Monument, CO 80132
Meetings will be announced on this page and posted in the Town's public kiosk located in the lobby of Town Hall.
Live Stream Meetings Online via youtube
In an effort to increase community engagement in our local government, the Town of Monument will be live streaming Planning Commission meetings unless other options such as Webex, are needed. Please note that currently we are unable to monitor online comments during the meeting.
In an attempt to better serve the residents of the Town of Monument, Documents on Demand has created a searching tool that will allow you to view agendas, minutes, packets and other documents of the various boards and commissions. Not only will you be able to look at the current meeting information but you will be able to search past meetings for specific meeting detail.