Planning Commission

Picture of John Spishock, Commission Member Chairman, Ward 2

Ward 2

John Spishock, Commission Member Chairman

Picture of Marie Pierce, Commission Member, Business Representative

Business Representative

Marie Pierce, Commission Member 

Picture of Thea Hutcheson, Commission Member, Ward 1

Ward 1

Thea Hutcheson, Commission Member

Picture of Jason Abbey, Commission Member, Ward 3

Ward 3

Jason Abbey, Commission Member


The Planning Commission meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month on an as needed basis.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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Minutes are also available following approval.

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  • Cynthia "Thea" Hutcheson (Ward 1) - term expires 3/10/25
  • Chairman John Spishock, (Ward 2) - term expires 3/10/24
  • Laura Meckley (At-large) - term expires 3/10/24
  • Jason Abbey (Ward 3) - term expires 3/10/25
  • Marie Pierce (Business) - term expires 3/10/24


  • Vacant, Resident or Business Alternate - term expires 3/10/24

Commission Overview

The Planning Commission is sometimes referred to as the Planning and Zoning Commission. It is composed of five members at large, one business, and one alternate. There is one citizen from each ward of the city and the other members serve at large. The members serve four-year staggered terms. All members the commission are appointed by the City Council and serve without compensation.

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Application Process

If you're interested in becoming a part of the decision-making process in Sheridan, consider submitting an application to serve on the Planning Commission.

Sheridan Planning Commission Application

For any questions please contact Planning Staff at 303-438-3208 or at Send completed application to and the City Clerk