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Planning Commission

Brooklyn Park Planning Commission

Back row, left to right: Commissioners Kisch, Fletcher, Hanson, Jackson, Husain 

Front row, left to right: Commissioners Vosberg, Mersereau, Schmidt, City Council Liaison Pha

Not pictured: Commissioner Morton-Spears

About

The Planning Commission holds public hearings on a wide variety of development issues, including zoning, platting, conditional use permits and variances. In addition, it develops long-range plans to guide the physical development of the community through a comprehensive planning process.

Roles and duties

The Planning Commission has an important role in reviewing new developments to be sure they meet the zoning and land use regulations of the City. Planning commission members are often the first to see details on new businesses, new buildings, and projects proposed for development.
 
The commission:
  • Holds public hearings
  • Reviews  development items, new housing projects and the comprehensive plan
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on whether or not to approve projects or plans

Members

Nine residents representing the city at-large

Liaisons

One staff liaison, one City Council liaison

Term

Three years

Meets

Second and fourth Wednesday of every month, 7:00 p.m.

Time commitment (approximate)

Twelve hours per month

Televised and streamed meetings

The meetings are televised live on Cable TV on Channel 16 and also web streamed.

View agendas and watch the meetings

Application deadlines and hearing dates

Applications are due on the first business day of the month by 5 p.m.

The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. The City Council meets on the 4th Monday of the month.

The applicant or a designated representative is required to attend the Planning Commission and City Council meetings.

Deadline date Planning Commission public hearing date City Council date
12/01/16 01/11/17 01/23/17
01/03/17 02/08/17 02/27/17
02/01/17 03/08/17 03/27/17
03/01/17 04/12/17 04/24/17
04/03/17 05/10/17 05/22/17
05/01/17 06/14/17 06/26/17
06/01/17 07/12/17 07/24/17
07/01/17 08/09/17 08/22/17
08/01/17 09/13/17 09/25/17
09/01/17 10/11/17 10/23/17
10/02/17 11/08/17 11/27/17
11/01/17 12/13/17 12/26/17
12/01/17 01/10/18 01/22/18

All dates are subject to change. Please verify dates with the Planning Division. A second hearing may have to be scheduled depending on the number of items submitted.

Commission members

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Planning Commission

NameJob TitlePhoneContact
*Sherman, Cindy Planning Director 763-493-8051 
Fletcher, Jon Planning Commissioner 612-445-0709 
Hanson, Amy Planning Commissioner  
Husain, Syed Planning Commissioner  
Jackson, James Planning Commissioner  
Kisch, Michael Planning Commissioner  
Mersereau, Michelle Planning Commissioner  
Morton-Spears, Marshell Planning Commissioner  
Pha, Susan Council Member / EDA Commissioner West District 763-315-8496 
Schmidt, Steve Planning Commissioner  
Vosberg, Carol Planning Commissioner  
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* denotes department administrator

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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday hours

We are closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving.

Phone and email

Contact the Planning Commission

Events

Agendas

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017 Planning Commission Meeting
Agenda / Packet / Video

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017 Planning Commission meeting
Agenda / Packet

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017 Planning Commission meeting
Agenda / Packet / Video / Minutes

 
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