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Charter Commission

Overview

The City Charter enables the City of Columbia Heights to be a self-governing city under the municipal home rule provisions of the Constitution and Statutes of Minnesota. The Charter Commission is charged with keeping the City Charter current under procedures authorized by state statutes. The Charter Commission must have not more than fifteen and not less than seven members, which are appointed by the Chief Judge of Anoka County District Court. They are appointed for four year terms. 

View the City Charter

Meetings
  • 7 pm
  • Meets quarterly on the third Thursday of the month (January, April , July, and October); special meetings held as needed.
  • Meetings are held in Conference Room 1 at City Hall


Agendas, Packets, & Minutes
Agendas and Packets are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval.
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Charter Commission Members: 

 Steve Smith, President     KT Jacobs
 Frost Simula, Vice President     Tom Kaiser
 Matt Abel, Secretary     Carolyn Laine
 Kathy Ahlers     Patrick McVary
 Ramona Anderson     Joe Schluender
 Tyler Eubank     Gregory Sloat  
 Rob Fiorendino     Susan Wiseman
 Bill Hugo       
       
 Mayor Donna Schmitt, Council Liaison
 
Staff Contact
Nicole Tingley, City Clerk (763) 706-3611