The Planning Commission is a twenty-one member advisory body appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. They serve three-year terms and may be reappointed for up to nine years. The Planning Commission was established by MN Statute 462.351 and Ordinance 15350 Administrative Code, Chapter 107. The members are citizen volunteers who are paid small stipends for their efforts. The Planning Commission has several sub-committees: The Zoning Committee
, Comprehensive Planning Committee
, Transportation Committee
and Neighborhood Planning Committee
Paula Merrigan (Second Vice-Chair, Comprehensive Planning Committee Chair)
Gaius Nelson (Zoning Committee Chair)
Trevor Oliver (Neighborhood Planning Committee Chair)
Betsy Reveal (First Vice-Chair)
Bob Spaudling (Transportation Committee Chair)
Daniel Ward II (Secretary)
Barbara A. Wencl (Chair)
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for the Planning Commissioners.
The 2012 Saint Paul Planning Commission Annual Report includes some of the highlights of the work the Planning Commission has undertaken in the past year.
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
Planning Commission meetings are held at 8:30am every other Friday in the City Hall basement, rooms 40A and B.
Archived Meeting Materials