The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission (CMC-RPC) is an independent body established in 1963 under State Law. The Commission consists of nine members serving the community and is selected on the following basis . Under the law, the County Mayor and the City Mayor or their designees always serve on the Planning Commission during their terms of office. The remaining members are nominated for appointment by the County Mayor and the City Mayor; however, the Tennessee State Planning Office actually designates or appoints the other members of the Commission. The Planning Commissioners serve four-year terms. One Planning Commissioner will serve on the Regional Historic Zoning Commission as required by State law.