Council Appointments

In addition to their responsibilities to the City Council, all council members are appointed by the Mayor to serve as council representatives on other local and regional commissions. The following appointments were made at the January 5, 2021, City Council meeting and amended at the July 6, 2021 meeting.

Mayor Terry Furlong

Council representative for the

  • Economic Development Authority 
  • Chair for the Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Council Member Scott Thorsen


Council Member Candy Petersen 

Council representative for the

  • Housing and Redevelopment Authority
  • Metro Cities
  • Ramsey County League of Local Governments
  • North St. Paul Business Association
  • Acting Mayor

Council Member Tim Cole

Council representative for the

  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Silver Lake Improvement Association
  • Housing and Redevelopment Authority
  • Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District Board
  • Valley Branch Watershed District Technical Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Authority

Council Member Lisa Wong

Council representative for the

  • Planning Commission
  • Housing and Redevelopment Authority
  • Finance Committee
  • Arts & Culture Commission