The Planning Commission is a 21 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: Zoning Committee
, Comprehensive Planning Committee
, Transportation Committee
and Neighborhood Planning Committee
Front row (left to right): Betsy Reveal, Paula Merrigan, Barbara Wencl (chair), Terri Thao
Middle row: Marilyn Porter, Rebecca Noecker, Julie Perrus, Gaius Nelson, Daniel Ward, Jun-Li Wang
Back row: Emily Shively, Bob Spaulding, Trevor Oliver, Christopher Ochs, Kyle Makarios, Bill Lindeke, Daniel Edgerton
Not pictured: Pat Connolly, Gene Gelgelu, Tony Schertler, David Wickiser
Paula Merrigan (Second Vice-Chair, Comprehensive Planning Committee Chair)
Gaius Nelson (Zoning Committee Chair)
Trevor Oliver (Neighborhood Planning Committee Chair)
Julie (Perrus) Padilla
Betsy Reveal (First Vice-Chair)
Daniel Ward II (Secretary)
Barbara A. Wencl (Chair)
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for the Planning Commissioners.
The 2013 Saint Paul Planning Commission Annual Report includes some of the highlights of the work the Planning Commission has undertaken in the past year.
2012 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report
Planning Commission meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. every other Friday in the City Hall basement, rooms 40A and B.
Archived Meeting Materials