Planning Commission

Mission: To provide for the coordinated and harmonious development of Osceola County; and to function in cooperation with other constituted authorities of incorporated and unincorporated areas within Osceola County.

Corresponding State Act and/or County Resolution: 

Number of Members & Term of Office: Eleven members each serving three year terms.  Planning Commission members may serve consecutive terms.  If possible, a Commission member will represent a specific interest (i.e. education, recreation, business, etc.).  The Planning Commission Chair also serves on the Osceola County Parks Commission.

Quorum Requirement: Six members

Meetings Held: Meetings are scheduled annually during the first meeting each year.  Meetings are normally held the second week of January, April, June, and October at 4:00 p.m. in the County Courthouse, 301 W. Upton, Reed City, Michigan.

Minutes: Go to Agendas and Minutes.

Contact Information for the Planning Commission:
Position Currently Vacant, Community Development Coordinator
602 W. Upton
Reed City, MI 49677
Phone: (231) 832-6196


 Name  Represents  Term Expires 
David Turner  County Commissioner 12/31/22 (County Commissioners appointed annually at their Organizational Meeting)
James Custer  County Commissioner  12/31/22 (County Commissioners appointed annually at their Organizational Meeting)
Rich Jacobs  Education  12/31/21
Greg White  Government / Municipal  12/31/22
Ken Ford    12/31/22
Gerald Lindquist  Agriculture / Forestry  12/31/23
Peggy Graham  Citizen (general appointment) 12/31/22
Aaron Michell  Small Business  12/31/23
Rick Johnson  Economic Development  12/31/22 
Tom Michalak Citizen (general appointment) 12/31/22
vacancy Recreation