Planning Board


Planning Board members are appointed by the Town Board of Commissioners. Members serve three year staggered terms and must be residents of Cornelius. The Town Board of Commissioners may at its discretion appoint one (1) or more member(s), or alternate member(s), who shall reside in the Town of Cornelius or in its ETJ. Interested in serving on the Planning Board? Please complete a 
Committee Appointment Form and submit it online or by mail.


  • 6:30 PM
  • Second Monday of the month
  • Town Hall Assembly Room
  • Bylaws

Agenda and Minutes

  • The current Agenda can be found on Novus.
  • Be sure to visit the projects page for specific project files and information.


First & Last Name
Board Position
Phil Bechtold  Board Member 07/21-07/24
Rachel Bernard  Board Member  07/22-07/25 
Joe Dean Vice-Chair 07/20-07/23
Scott Higgins  Board Member  07/22-07/25 
Susan Johnson  Chair 07/20-07/23 
Vacant ETJ Board Member
Fred Westaway  Board Member 07/22-07/25
Jaime Rauscher Alternate 07/20-07/23
George Searle Alternate 07/21-07/24
Bill Sykes Alternate 07/22-07/25