Commission / Committee Resources

If you have a question about the specific materials in your meeting packet or have a question about an item your commission is discussing, please contact your staff liaison.

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Information for All Commissioners
Meeting Zoom link

To join your commission meeting remotely, click the following Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89862402361?pwd=MWtPelRNTGt2RmR2TktwSkM0R1VHdz09 (no app needed). Alternately, you can open your Zoom app and enter Meeting ID: 898 6240 2361 and Passcode: 867530.

Please note, all City Council and Commission meetings use the same Zoom link regardless of the date and time of your meeting.

Granicus (iLegislate) access

Option 1:

To access your packet of meeting materials on Granicus, click the iLegislate app icon on your iPad. 

Option 2:

To access your packet of meeting materials on Granicus without opening the app, you may use the following link: https://newbrighton.granicus.com/

Enter your specific login for Granicus that is different from your other login.

Option 3:

You may visit the City Calendar on the home page of the website. Select the meetings tab. Click on your specific meeting. Scroll to the bottom of the text and click the public link to your meeting packet. No log-in or password is needed to use this option. 


Email access

Option 1:

To access your city emails, click the Outlook app icon on your iPad and enter your user name and password

Option 2:

To access your email through a browser (from your iPad or any other device), please click the following link: https://owa.newbrightonmn.gov and enter your user name and password. 

IT Issues

If you need assistance with your City issued iPad or have another technology related question, please contact our IT staff directly by:

  • Sending an email to help@newbrightonmn.gov to create a ticket in our IT system.
  • Calling our IT staff at (651) 638-2065

For urgent IT issues, please contact our IT Administrator, Nick Kriz, at nick.kriz@newbrightonmn.gov or at (612) 618-2375.

Commissioner Handbook

Click here to view or download a copy of our Commissioner Handbook: https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/media/Department/Administration/Commissioner Handbook April 2022_Reduced Size.pdf.

If you prefer to receive a paper copy, please contact our City Clerk, Terri Spangrud, at terri.spangrud@newbrightonmn.gov or (651) 638-2045.

Zoom Background

A City of New Brighton branded background is available to Commissioners who prefer to use this option for remote participation in meetings. 

Download your City of New Brighton branded Zoom background here.


Excerpt City Code - Chapter 2 Administration (includes Commissions)

Chapter 2: Administration of City Code: Administration contains municipal regulations and expectations related to Commissions and can be viewed by clicking:  https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/media/Department/Administration/chap2f%20Administration%202021.11.09%20Update.pdf

Reference Materials for Commissioners
If you would like additional information regarding an item your Commission is discussing, please contact your staff liaison.
City Code

The entirety of the City Code is organized by chapter and can be found here: https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/city-codes-1


Zoning Code

The entirety of the Zoning Code is organized by chapter and can be found here: https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/city-codes-1

2040 Comprehensive Plan

Click here to download or view the City of New Brighton's 2040 Comprehensive Plan: https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/media/ComprehensivePlan/NewBrighton_ComprehensivePlan_No%20Appendices.pdf.

2040 Park & Trail System Master Plan

Click here to view the City of New Brighton's 2040 Park & Trail System Master Plan: https://www.newbrightonmn.gov/2040ParkPlan


Contact Information
Open Meeting, Conflict of Interest or Data Questions

Please contact City Clerk Terri Spangrud at terri.spangrud@newbrightonmn.gov or (651) 638-2045.

General Questions

Please contact City Clerk Terri Spangrud at terri.spangrud@newbrightonmn.gov or (651) 638-2045.

Economic Development Commission (EDC) Liaisons

Council Liaison: Pam Stegora-Axberg

Staff Liaison: Ben Gozola, Assistant Director of Community Assets & Development at (651) 638-2059.

Equity Commission Liaisons

Council Liaison: Mayor Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas at (651) 260-3174.

Staff Liaison: Mark Suggs, DEI Coordinator at (651) 638-2073.

Parks, Recreation and Environment Commission (PREC) Liaisons

Council Liaison: Emily Dunsworth at (651) 303-4310.

Staff Liaison: Jennifer Fink, Parks and Recreation Director at (651) 638-2126.

Planning Commission Liaisons

Council Liaison: Abdullahi Abdulle at (612) 361-9771.

Staff Liaison: Ben Gozola, Assistant Director of Community Assets & Development at (651) 638-2059.

Public Safety Commission Liaisons

Council Liaison: Graeme Allen at (612) 481-2144.

Staff Liaison: Tony Paetznick, Director of Public Safety at (651) 288-4101.


Zoning Code Steering Committee

Staff Liaison:  Ben Gozola, Assistant Director of Community Assets & Development at (651) 638-2059.