Economic Development Advisory Board


  • 8 a.m.
  • Third Tuesday Bi-Monthly (January / March / May / July / September / November)
  • City Hall Training Room
    125 3rd Avenue North
    South St. Paul, MN 55075


The Economic Development Advisory Board is composed of seven members; five of which must reside or work in South St. Paul. Members are appointed by the City Council to a term of three years.

Whenever possible, the City Council shall appoint members from a variety of industries including banking and insurance, manufacturing, business services, education, real estate, retail and hospitality. Individuals should have expertise, training, education or experience in matters related to business, finance, real estate development, economic development or another related field.

  • Steve Doody - Expires March 1, 2022
  • Margaret Durenberger - Expires March 1, 2021
  • Kelton Glewwe - Expires March 1, 2022
  • Monique McClure-Hegge - Expires March 1, 2022
  • Christa Seaberg - Expires March 1, 2020
  • Dan Schadegg - Expires March 1, 2021
  • Chad Schlemmer - Expires March 1, 2020


The Economic Development Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council and Economic Development Authority (EDA). The objectives of the Board are to advise in matters pertaining to economic development (commercial, industrial, and housing); encourage economic growth with the City, including assisting with long-range strategies for economic development as intended by the City's Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code; and assist the City Council, EDA and staff in ways to attract and retain businesses in South St. Paul, assist businesses with expansion, and enable the rehabilitation and/or redevelopment of areas within the community.

The work and scope of Board activity shall be defined and assigned by the EDA. The City Administrator and designees shall coordinate and provide administrative support to the Board.