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Update: New planning commissioners welcomed 

Paso Robles Planning Commission Chairwoman Sheree Davis welcomes the newest commissioners, Field Gibson, left, and Ty Christensen. Photos by Warren Frace.

City Council appoints Ty Christensen, Field Gibson, and Roberta Jorgensen to planning commission

–On Feb. 12, the Paso Robles City Council interviewed nine applicants for openings on the Paso Robles Planning Commission and Housing Authority.

The city council appointed two new planning commissioners, real estate agent Ty Christensen, and insurance broker Field Gibson. The new commissioners replace outgoing commissioners Doug Barth and John Donaldson, whose terms have expired. The city council also re-appointed incumbent Roberta Jorgensen.

The new commissioners were welcomed to the commission on Sunday night, March 1, at the commission’s annual dinner held at Tooth and Nail Winery.

Planning Commissioner Doug Barth

Outgoing Planning Commissioner Doug Barth, left, is recognized for his nine years of service on the commission by current Planning Commission Chairwoman Sheree Davis.

The Planning Commission has land-use decision-making authority. In Paso Robles, the Planning Commission has final decision-making responsibility for actions that are not legislative. The Planning Commission’s decisions can be appealed to the City Council.

The Paso Robles Planning Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at 1000 Spring Street. Click here for planning commission agendas.

Current member of the Planning Commission

  • Sheree Davis – Chairperson
  • Roberta Jorgensen – Chairperson Pro-Tem
  • Leo Castillo
  • Mark Koegler
  • Joel Neel
  • Ty Christensen
  • Field Gibson


In related city news, The Paso Robles Housing Authority appointed Josh Cross to the one opening on its board of directors.


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