The Fremont City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the appointment of Rick Jones to the Planning Commission.
Jones, a retired Fremont police officer who finished fourth in the recent council race, was approved by a 5-0 margin. Jones is filling the seat vacated by Raj Salwan, who was recently appointed to the City Council.
The Planning Commission seat expires Dec. 31, 2014. Jones immediately joins the seven-member panel.