City offices will be closed Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

Economic Development Commission

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Tom Simonson, Assistant City Manager/ 
Community Development Director

Phone: 651.490.4612 | E-mail Tom

Niki Hill, AICP
Economic Development and Planning Associate
Phone: 651.490.4658 | E-mail Niki

This commission supports business development and growth in Shoreview. 


Businesses are vital to healthy communities. We work to:

  • Promote businesses
  • Build a strong business community
  • Support business growth
  • Support expansion
  • Retain businesses
  • Attract new businesses
  • Provide communication between businesses and city officials
  • Educate business on city policies and goals
  • Provide networking opportunities
  • Partner with the city council and economic development authority

Meeting Schedule

Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 am


  • Shelly Myrland, Chair
  • Mike Tarvin, Vice Chair
  • Josh Wing
  • Ray Goodwin
  • Dave Kroona
  • Mike Schoonover
  • Bill Siitari
  • Jeff Washburn
  • Kirk VanBlaircom
  • Dean Howard
  • David Best
  • Carly Gatzlaff
  • Dana Healy