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Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 108
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2950
Fax: 507-328-2401

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts


Meet the Community Development Team

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The Community Development team is committed to building community by nurturing relationships with residents, business owners, developers, and entrepreneurs to improve the physical, economic, environmental, and social health of Rochester.

We believe in: Partnership | Integrity | Performance | Efficiency | Creativity | Resiliency

Alvakonda, SudhaAdministrative Assistant ICommunity Development(507) 328-2428
Bright, KevinEnergy and Sustainability DirectorCommunity Development(507) 424-9152
Cooper, MaribethAdministrative Assistant IICommunity Development(507) 328-2958
Edens, TarynPlannerCommunity Development(507) 328-2961
Jensen, LaurenSustainability CoordinatorCommunity Development(507) 328-2957
McGeough, DesmondPlannerCommunity Development(507) 328-2959
Miller-Shindelar, EmmaPlannerCommunity Development(507) 328-2962
Oslund, SarahCommunications & Engagement CoordinatorCommunity Development(507) 328-2952
Patterson Lundgren, MollyHeritage Preservation & Urban Design CoordinatorCommunity Development(507) 328-2956
Peterson, HeatherOffice Services CoordinatorCommunity Development(507) 328-2404
Pries, JeremyZoning Compliance LiaisonCommunity Development(507) 328-2955
Smith, JessicaAdministrative Assistant IICommunity Development(507) 328-2951
Sosa, AllisonPlanning SupervisorCommunity Development(507) 328-2953
Steinhauser, CynthiaCommunity Development DirectorCommunity Development(507) 328-2950
Tse, MatthewPlannerCommunity Development(507) 328-2960
Yetzer, RyanPrincipal PlannerCommunity Development(507) 328-2954