Community Development

The Community Development Department oversees administration of the City's Engineering, Inspections, and Planning Divisions and manages housing resources and economic development. 

  1. Alma Flores

    Community Development Director

  1. Cherie Shoquist

    Housing and Economic Development Manager


Engineering is responsible for:

  • contract management, design, and oversight of the City's construction and maintenance projects and City facilities associated with private development
  • mapping, surveying, and infrastructure management
  • right-of-way management, including coordination with private utility companies
  • storm water and wetland management
  • water quality programming
  • waste and recycling
  • traffic and transportation engineering
  1. Jeff Oliver

    City Engineer

  1. RJ Kakach

    Assistant City Engineer

  1. Brian Dahlberg

    Engineering Technician

  1. Karen Moores

    Engineering Technician

  1. Carrie Nelson

    Engineering Assistant


Inspections provides services to ensure that residential and non-residential buildings are constructed and maintained in accordance with state and local building and fire codes and in ways that uphold national standards for public health, safety, welfare, and basic livability.

  1. Dan Anderson

    Building Official

  1. Shannon Dietrich

    Inspections Administrative Specialist

  1. Claire Huisman

    Development & Inspections Assistant

  1. Bret Eggers

    Building Inspector

  1. Mike Lockman

    Building Inspector

  1. Brian Stemwedel

    Building Inspector


Planning provides day-to-day zoning administration, reviews plans and applications for new developments, and coordinates implementation of the City's Comprehensive Plan.

  1. Jason Zimmerman

    Planning Manager

  1. Myles Campbell


  1. Amie Kolesar

    Planning Assistant

  1. Eric Eckman, CFM

    Environmental Resources Supervisor

  1. Drew Chirpich

    Water & Natural Resource Specialist

  1. Heather Hegi

    GIS Specialist

  1. Ethan Kehrberg

    Sustainability Specialist