12/12/2012 - Anderson, Carlsen, McCaslin join Planning Commission

For information, contact:  Carolbelle Branch, PIO

City of Spokane Valley

11707 E. Sprague Ave., Suite 106

Spokane Valley, WA  99206


Fax 509-921-1008

Email:  cbranch@spokanevalley.org


For Immediate Release

December 12, 2012


Anderson, Carlsen, McCaslin Join Planning Commission



SPOKANE VALLEY, WASH--- The Spokane Valley City Council confirmed Mayor Tom Towey’s appointments of Kevin E. Anderson, Christina Carlsen, and Robert B. McCaslin to serve on Spokane Valley’s Planning Commission.  They will join Planning Commissioners Bill Bates, Rod Higgins, Steve Neill, and Joe Stoy.

            Anderson is a manufacturing manager who has made Spokane Valley his home for 35 years.  He includes designing and building a residential construction as skills he will bring to his role on the Commission.

            Carlson is the owner of a small business and has lived in Spokane Valley for eight years.  She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Geology and Environmental Science.  She anticipates applying her background in the environmental field to her responsibilities as Commissioner. 

            McCaslin is a classroom teacher who has lived in Spokane Valley for eleven years.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree.  His volunteer involvement includes both professional and service organizations. 

            Each of the appointees will serve a three year term from 2013 through 2015, effective January 1, 2013.

            Planning Commissioners study and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on land use, development regulations, shoreline management, environmental protection and more.  They can be reached by calling 720-5301 or emailing planning@spokanevalley.org.

            Planning Commission meeting agendas and meetings, as well as meeting dates and times can be found on the City’s website at www.spokanevalley.org through the Community Development page, or by calling 720-5301.

            For more information, call 720-5411 or email cbranch@spokanevalley.org.