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Planning Commission
The Planning Commission prepares and maintains the city's Comprehensive Plan and advises the City Council on matters regarding implementation of the plan. The Commission also conducts public hearings and makes recommendations to the City Council on proposed changes affecting zoning and land uses within the city, considers site plan reviews, conditional use permits, variances, and special studies (i.e. the Bluff Creek Overlay District and the Highway 5 Corridor Study).

The Planning Commission forwards information gathered from these public hearings, along with their own recommendations, to the City Council for final action.

The members of the Planning Commission serve three-year staggered terms and are appointed by the city council. 
  • Andrew Aller, Chair
  • Steven Weick, Vice Chair
  • Mark Randall
  • Mark Undestad
  • Maryam Yusuf
  • John Tietz
  • Nancy Madsen

  • 7:00 pm
  • First and third Tuesdays of each month (no meetings July 5 and August 2, 2016)
  • City Council Chambers at city hall

Agendas & Minutes
All Planning Commission meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live on Cable Channel 8 and on the city's website


  • Meeting videos from July 2016 and later are available on the city's website.
  • Meeting videos from October 2012 to June 2016 are available on the the City's YouTube channel. 
  • Copies of meeting videos prior to October 2012 can be requested on DVD by contacting Chelsea Petersen at (952) 227-1118.

Contact Us
Kate Aanenson, AICP 
Community Development Director

Ph: (952) 227-1139
Fx: (952) 227-1110