Community Development

Community Development functions generally involve addressing issues relating to the physical and economic development of the City. In the City of New Ulm, Community Development duties are assigned to a full-time Community Development Director. Functions include:

  • Assists in the planning and implementation of Tax Increment Financing Districts and Development Agreements for various economic development projects involving the City
  • Assists with the preparation and adoption of the Comprehensive Plan and performs other short and long-term planning functions
  • Interprets zoning, subdivision, flood plain, airport zoning and annexation regulations
  • Provides staff support to the New Ulm Planning Commission and New Ulm Economic Development Authority
  • Works with local businesses and civic organizations on community issues and projects

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