Planning Board


The Board’s mission is to ensure that:

  1. Development proposed for environmentally, aesthetically or ecologically sensitive areas of the City will reflect and consider the same
  2. Development proposed within the City is compatible with the orderly development of the immediate neighborhood and surrounding areas
  3. Proposed development will be planned so as not to discourage the appropriate development or lessen the value of other parcels of land in the vicinity

Planning Board Documents

  1.   Rules of Procedure
  2.   2021 Planning Board Submittal and Review Schedule                                   
  3.   2022 Planning Board Submittal and Review Schedule

Workshop Sessions

  • When:  Second Tuesday of the Month (Unless Otherwise Stated) at 6:00 PM
  • Where: Zoom Videoconference and Teleconference

Regular Meetings

  • When:  Fourth Tuesday of the Month (Unless Otherwise Stated) at 6:00 PM
  • Where: Zoom Videoconference and Teleconference    

Virtual Meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the moratorium on public gatherings, meetings will be held on a Zoom Teleconference and Videoconference until further notice. Meetings will also be attempted to be live streamed via YouTube

2021 Workshop and Meeting Dates*

January 12 WApril 13 WJuly 13(Cancelled) WOctober 12 W
January 26 MApril 21 MJuly 27 MOctober 26 M
February 9 WMay 11 WAugust 10 WNovember 9 W
February 23 MMay 25 MAugust 24 August 30 MNovember 23 M
March 9 WJune 8 WSeptember 14 WDecember 7 M
March 23 MJune 29(Cancelled)  MSeptember 28 MDecember 14 M
*W=Workshop, M=Meeting

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Planning Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor for a three-year term. The presence of three members constitutes a quorum of the Board, and the concurring vote of three members is required to carry out any action.

Albert DeSalvo, Chair
Term Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Albert DeSalvo
Chris Ellis, Jr.
Term Expiration Date: 12/31/2025 
Christopher Ellis
Glinnesa Gailliard
Term Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Glinnesa Gailliard
Martin Hull
Term Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
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Roman Kuchera
Term Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Roman Kuchera

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