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Contact us


Tom Simonson, assistant city manager/community development director
651-490-4612 | Email Tom

Kathleen Castle, city planner
651-490-4682 | Email Kathleen

Dave Scherbel, building official
651-490-4691 | Email Dave

Community Development

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The community development department has five core areas:

  • Building inspection
  • Economic development
  • Housing
  • Planning
  • Code enforcement

The department performs a variety of functions in each area to create and maintain a quality environment.