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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

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