The Edinburg City Council has approved the appointment of Sam De La Garza Jr. to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

De La Garza was nominated by Commissioner Alma Garza who serves as the council's representative on the P&Z board. He replaces Brenda G. Garza-Salazar.

The Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding rezoning, special use permits and subdivision plats.