The Planning Commission is comprised of seven citizens from the community who are appointed to two-year terms by the City Council.
Craig Lamothe, Chair Phone: 763-258-3361 Term expires: December 31, 2024
Chris Ayika, Vice-Chair Phone: 763-416-4700 Term expires: December 31, 2022
Lorie Klein, Commissioner Phone: 612-327-4930 Term expires: December 31, 2024
Chuck Lenthe, Commissioner Phone: 763-438-1741 Term expires: December 31, 2022
Susan Lindeman, Commissioner Phone: 217-419-0761 Term expires: December 31, 2022
Mike Ostaffe, Commissioner Phone: 763-445-9643 Term expires: December 31, 2022
Joe Piket, Commissioner Phone: 612-600-2356 Term expires: December 31, 2022
The commission helps implement city plans by making recommendations to the City Council on long-range planning issues, such as land use and transportation, as well as current issues regarding such matters as subdivisions, site plans, conditional use permits, variances, and others that are planning and zoning related.
After the commission makes a recommendation on a request, the item is scheduled for an upcoming City Council meeting for final action.
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