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