Planning Commission


  • As Needed
  • City Hall
    124 Armstrong Blvd. S.
    St. James, MN 56081

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


Members of the Planning Commission are appointed to the position and each serve four-year terms.

  • Dan Dorschner
    Appointed 01-01-01
    Term expires 01-01-24
  • Bob Rinne
    Appointed 07-05-16
    Term expires 01-01-23
  • Dwight Kuehl (Vice Chair)
    Appointed 01-03-95
    Term expires 01-01-23
  • Ray Hector
    Appointed 01-01-2020
    Term Expires 01-01-2025
  • Don Krueger
    Appointed 01-07-03
    Term expires 01-01-2024
  • Gary L. Strum, Mayor
  • Hannah Rushing, Council Representative
  • Steve Sunde, City Attorney
  • Andrea Gehrke, Ecomomic Development Director

About the Commission

The Planning Commission advises the City Council on issues pertaining to land use, zoning, building permits, and development in the city. The Planning Commission meets, reviews information from staff, and makes recommendations to the City Council on various zoning related issues including:

  • Ordinance Amendments
  • Rezoning
  • Special Use Permits
  • Variance Requests