Plan Commission

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General Information

The Plan Commission is appointed by the City Council for three year terms.


The Plan Commission meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.


It is the function and duty of the Commission to make and adopt a master plan for the physical development of the municipality, including any areas outside of its boundaries which, in the Commission's judgment, bear relation to the development of the municipality. The Commission may make reports and recommendations relating to the plan and development of the city to public officials and agencies, public utility companies, civic, educational, professional and other organizations and citizens. The Plan Commission may recommend to the City Council programs for public improvements, as contained in the Capital Improvement Plan, and the financing thereof. The Plan Commission exercises final review and approval of site development plans and requests for conditional use permits. The City Council, or other public body or officer of the City having final authority thereon, shall refer to the City Plan Commission for its consideration and report before final action is taken by the City Council, public body or officer, in regard to the following matters: the location and architectural design of any public building; the location of any statue or other memorial; the location acceptance, extension, alteration, vacation, abandonment, change of use, sale acquisition of land for or lease of land for any street, alley or other public way, park playground, airport, area for parking vehicles, or other memorial or public grounds, the location, extension, abandonment or authorization for any public utility whether publicly or privately owned; all plats of lands in the city or within the territory over which the City is given jurisdiction by ch. 236; the location, character and extent or acquisition, leasing or sale of lands for public or semipublic housing, slum clearance, relief or congestion, or vacation camps for children; and the amendment or repeal of any ordinance pursuant to this section.

Meetings are covered live by Valley Media Works and available on as well as basic Cable Channels 96 and 97 and Digital Cable Channels 993 and 994, and Digital TV Tuner Channels 98-13 and 98-14.

Plan Commission Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Commission Members


The Plan Commission consists of 9 members:

  • 2 City Council members
  • 7 citizen members shall be persons of recognized experience and qualifications

Plan Commission Members
Larsen, Eric - Chair   4/17 - 4/20
Granlund, Gregory - Vice Chair  11/14 - 4/20
Pederson, Terry C. - Secretary  5/14 - 4/20 
Christopherson, Jill  City Council 
Gragert, Jeremy  City Council 
Brenholt, Craig  5/15 - 4/21 
Obaid, Zina  6/17 - 6/21 
Seymour, James 6/14 - 4/20
Wolfgram, Susan  5/19 -  4/22



Contact Information

For more information about the Plan Commission that is not addressed on the City's website, please contact the Planning Department at (715) 839-4914.