The City Council appointed Joe Brown as the newest Planning Commission member for the City of Fernan Lake Village. Joe was appointed at the April 5, 2010 council meeting. Joe will complete the term left by Richard Jurvelin, who was elected as City council member in November 2009. The Fernan Lake Village Planning Commission is a voluntary appointed commission that provides recommendations on land use and building to the City Council. The Commission serves 3 year terms. The Commission is currently updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which is a plan for the future growth and direction of the City. Any questions or additional information may be obtained by contacting Cheri Howell at 208-640-9530.