Highland District Council’s Community Development Committee (CDC) is responsible for all zoning, housing, building code, business and economic development matters affecting the Highland Area. All HDC committees have 9 members, which include 5-7 board members, 2-4 members of the community and 2 alternates.
Monthly meeting times: The Community Development Committee usually meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8pm. Currently, all HDC meetings are conducted via Zoom. All are welcome to attend committee meetings. View upcoming meeting dates and get the links to join the virtual meetings at https://www.highlanddistrictcouncil.org/calendar/.
View past meeting minutes at https://www.highlanddistrictcouncil.org/hdc/#agendas
Watch recordings of previous meetings:
- October 17, 2023 CDC Meeting – City of St. Paul 1-4 Unit Housing Update, SPPS Highland Middle School Renovation
- September 21, 2023 CDC Meeting – Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant Beer and Wine License, 512 Montcalm Place Variance
- August 15, 2023 CDC Meeting – Dave’s Hot Chicken, UST & Marvella Phase II Update, Jardin Academy, STAR Grant 2176 West 7th Street
- June 20, 2023 CDC Meeting – 897 St Paul Ave (Anytime Fitness), Potsticker at 1214 Randolph Ave
- May 16, 2023 CDC Meeting – Pres Homes at Highland Bridge Phase II, Intro to AUAR as related to UST Ball Fields
- March 21, 2023 CDC Meeting – Centro and Ryan/UST Master Plan Amendments
- February 21, 2023 CDC Meeting – Ryan AUAR and Parks Process Update
- January 24,2023 CDC Meeting – UST Sports Complex Presentation
- November 15, 2022 CDC Meeting – Herself Health Introduction, Sign Variance Sibley Plaza, Wandering Leaf Taproom License applications, MRCCA updates to St Paul code
- October 18, 2022 CDC Meeting – UST & Ryan Baseball and Softball Site plan, Port Authority Purchase of CP land, Treehouse Revised Variance request
- September 20, 2022 CDC Meeting – Discussion 2315 Highland Parkway Development Resolution (706 MRB) and Treehouse Senior Living Resolution (Multi-Unit housing project behind Highland Chateau at 2317 West 7th Street)
- July 19, 2022 CDC Meeting – St. Kate’s Facility Planning Update
- June 21, 2022 CDC Meeting – UST at Highland Bridge -Master Plan Amendments, Workforce Housing at Sue & Graham Rezone and Variances, Restaurant Concept for Cleveland and Pinehurst -waiver of 45 day waiting period
- May 17, 2022 CDC Meeting – UST at Highland Bridge, Treehouse Senior Living, Workforce Housing at Sue & Graham
- March 15, 2022 CDC Meeting – SPPS Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion (the old Homecroft) draft Remodel and Addition
- February 15, 2022 CDC Meeting – UST/Ryan Sports Complex, Jardin Academy 548 S Snelling, Xcel Area C Solar
- January 18, 2022 CDC Meeting – UST/Ryan Sports Complex, Highland Bridge Update
Watch a committee update from the April 2021 Annual Meeting athttps://youtu.be/jrO5uSjsB08
The work of HDC and our committees is guided by the Highland Park District 15 Plan, which was adopted by the Saint Paul City Council on September 4, 2019.
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