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The Forest Lake Airport Commission is composed of four citizens and one City Council member interested in the development and utilization of the Municipal Airport. Members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Current members include: Don Stehler, John Schmidt, Curtis Monson, Mark Lynch, and Councilmember Sam Husnik.
The Airport Commission meets the first Wednesday of every other month, at 6:30 p.m., beginning in January. Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers at the Forest Lake City Center. Information on the Airport or Airport Commission can be directed to the Assistant City Administrator / Airport Manager, Dan Undem, at:
Economic Development Authority
The Economic Development Authority (EDA) consists of a seven member board; present members include: Mara Bain, Sam Husnik, and Jennifer Lorge; Mayor Bain serves as EDA President. City Administrator, Patrick Casey, serves as the Executive Director.
The EDA meets the second Monday of each month, at 5:30 p.m., at the Forest Lake City Center. Information on the Economic Development Authority can be directed to the Assistant City Administrator / Airport Manager, Dan Undem, at:
Parks and Recreation Commission
The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 PM. This seven-member board serves staggered three-year terms and currently includes: Tim Miller, and Doug Ramseth. Hanna Valento serves as the City Council liaison. Information on City Parks and any other questions can be directed to the Community Development Director, Abbi Wittman, at:
The Forest Lake Planning Commission is comprised of seven members who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council for three-year terms. Duties of the Planning Commission include making recommendations to the City Council on the City's Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code. The Planning Commission also conducts public hearings on land use applications, including variances, conditional use permits, and concept plans. Meetings are held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Questions can be directed to Community Development Director, Abbi Wittman or City Planner, Ken Roberts at:
Ken RobertsCity Planner
Paul GirardPlanning Commissioner
Susan YoungPlanning Commissioner
Justin BrinkPlanning Commissioner
Kevin MillerPlanning Commissioner
Geneva KubalPlanning Commissioner
Don StehlerPlanning Commissioner