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 Peak.
  • Be sure to visit the projects page for specific project files and information.


First & Last Name
Board Position
Phil Bechtold Board Member07/21-02/25
Rachel Bernard Board Member 07/22-02/26 
Joe DeanVice-Chair07/20-02/24
Scott Higgins Board Member 07/22-02/26 
Susan Johnson Chair07/20-02/24 
VacantETJ Board Member
Fred Westaway Board Member07/22-02/26
Jaime RauscherAlternate07/20-02/24
George SearleAlternate07/21-02/25
Bill SykesAlternate07/22-02/26