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Planning Commission

 The nine member Renton Planning Commission reviews staff proposals, holds public hearings, and submits recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, subarea plans, the Shoreline Master Program, and areawide rezonings and zoning text amendments. Planning Commission appointments are made by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

The following Renton citizens give their time and share their talents to serve as appointed members of the Planning Commission:  

Angelina Benedetti - Commission Chair
Angelina Benedetti works for the King County Library System as the Regional Manager for the West Region, the six libraries serving the communities of Burien, SeaTac, Tukwila and White Center. A fourth generation Renton resident, she lives in the Renton Hill neighborhood and is a member of the City Center Community Plan Advisory Board. She is the current Chair of the Board of The Next Curve, a grass-roots effort by local community leaders to award grants to area nonprofits, as part of the Renton Community Foundation. Angelina is grateful for the opportunity to serve the City in this capacity and plan for a sustainable, culturally vibrant and economically inclusive future.
Angelina Benedetti  
Kevin Poole - Commission Vice Chair
A resident of historic Renton Hill, Kevin Poole has always had a strong interest in urban planning, architecture, and community development. He is also a student of history, and is keenly aware of how Renton has changed since it was first platted in 1875.  He is committed to helping our city continue to grow and improve in ways that balance the needs and visions of residents and businesses alike.

Kevin Poole

Roxanna Johnson - Commission Secretary
Roxanna Johnson’s entire life has been spent living in Renton, she was born at the Renton Hospital. She has worked at Boeing for 29 years in engineering. She is actively involved in several community organizations, including: Friends of Renton High School, Renton Kiwanis, and Sunset Neighborhood Association, all of these interests allow her to indulge in her love of the community she lives in.

Roxanna Johnson  

Michael Drollinger
Presently an airport planner, Michael has over 15 years of urban and transportation planning experience. Michael's interests are in urban form and pedestrian/transit planning. Currently a resident of the Benson Hill neighborhood, Michael has been a Renton resident for over 9 years.
Michael Drollinger  
David Fleetwood
As a quality assurance engineer David utilizes his experience to identify issues and craft solutions to complex technical challenges while meeting the needs of stakeholders. A resident of the Renton Highlands since 2000, he is committed to using his skills to assist the city and its residents with both immediate needs and long term goals.

David Fleetwood  


Michael O'Halloran
Michael has lived in the Renton Highlands for over 30 years. His service with the City has included the Arts Commission and Airport Advisory Committee. He continues to serve within organizations benefiting the greater South King County area.
His interest and skills include integrating art and design into architecture and everyday life. He is dedicated to preparing Renton for the next period of economic growth and eager to make Renton a very liveable city now and into the future.

Michael O'Halloran1

Martin Regge 
Martin Regge is a Principal with NBBJ, a global design practice with offices throughout the US, Asia and Europe. Working with a multi-discipline team of urban designers, architects, and management consultants throughout the NBBJ network, Martin leads numerous domestic and international projects including master plans, site selection studies, new town planning, coastal redevelopment plans, and numerous urban design competitions.

Martin has a BS in Design with emphasis in Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University. Martin is active in the urban planning community as a member of the American Institutes of Certified Planners, the American Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, former member of the Seattle Design Commission (2011 – 2015) and a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow, Class of 2015.

Martin Regge

Charles Seil
As a graduate of Seattle Central Community College with an architectural drafting degree, Charles has always had a love for architecture, both residential and commercial. He is currently President of the Cascade Neighborhood Association and volunteer for the Renton Graffiti Abatement Team. Charles was part of the first graduating class of the Renton Academy of City Services and graduated from the Renton Citizens Police Academy. He joined the Planning Commission to continue the great work being done in our city with sensible growth and wants to help with revitalization of the Downtown core.

 Charles Seil

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To be considered for an appointment to the Planning Commission, contact the Mayor's Office at 425-430-6500 for an application or download an application for Boards/Commissions/Committees.  Planning Commissioners must be residents of the City of Renton and serve for a three-year term.  

The Commission officially meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers on the 7th floor at City Hall. However, special meetings may be called.

View recent or upcoming Planning Commission meeting agendas and information packets.

For additional information, please contact the Planning Division at 425-430-6575.