Business Review Council (BRC)


  • 7:30 am
  • First Wednesday of the month
  • Lower level of City Hall

Member Requirements

Size: At least 21 and no more than 25 members. At least 75% of the members must represent business, but members shall also represent labor, neighborhoods, and City enforcement staff.

Saint Paul Residency: Not required

Term: Three years

Staff: Robert Humphrey, DSI - 651-266-9123

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St. Paul enabling code applicable to board: Resolution 94-1550

Powers & Duties

  • Reviewing the regulations and procedures of the City that pertain to businesses
  • Recommending improvements and changes to reduce or simplify unnecessary regulations while maintaining essential protection for public health and safety and the fiscal responsibility of City regulatory functions
  • Increasing coordination between various City enforcement and regulatory agencies
  • Reviewing all proposed legislative and procedural changes that materially affect the regulatory environment of business and industry in the City
  • Making recommendations to the Mayor and City Council concerning the approval and implementation of such changes, and the impact that they would have on business and industry.


1) You can now apply online, visit Online Committee Application

2) Download an Application. You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Coleman encourages applicants to get recommendations from their City Councilmembers.

Please return applications to:

Office of the Mayor
Attn: Peter Grafstrom
15 West Kellogg Blvd.
390 City Hall 
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Phone: 651-266-8510
Fax: 651-266-8521

For a complete list of boards, committees and commissions, please see the list to the left hand side of this screen. For questions about the application process please contact Peter Grafstrom at or call 651-266-8516.