Development Committee

The Hamline Midway Development Committee:

1) Develops initiatives to build the local economy and improve infrastructure, amenities, and services in the Hamline Midway neighborhood;
2) Promotes the Hamline Midway neighborhood and community development/local economy initiatives to potential developers, the City of Saint Paul, local agencies, and all other interested parties;
3) Represents Hamline Midway community development/local economy interests to the City of Saint Paul’s departments and agencies as needed;
4) Works with Hamline Midway Coalition staff to review land use applications – for licenses, variances, conditional use permits, re-zonings, etc. – and makes recommendations for action regarding such requests to the Hamline Midway Coalition Board of Directors or directly to the appropriate City body, as appropriate.

For more information on the current work of the HMC Development Committee or to get involved contact Executive Director Kate Mudge at kate[at]hamlinemidway[dot]org


Meeting Highlights from 2/14/19:


Discussion of licensing applications and recommendation to waive the 45-day public comment period for Red Bowl Noodles (dba Magic Noodles.) Recommended increasing the # of committee members from 11 to 13, based on interest from residents in the neighborhood to serve on the Development Committee. Stadium issues: a transportation management plan for Allianz Field, the Community Benefits Fund, and area development in/around the stadium. Discussion of CURA study, gentrification, and the need for additional affordable housing. Overview of the North Snelling Workgroup and current/future initiatives of the Development Committee in 2019.


Jake Rueter, Chair

Nathan Roisen, Co-Chair

Megan Conley

James Lucken Hills 

Vetnita Anderson

Steve Samuelson 

Renee Spillum 

Don Raliegh

Thom Foss

Tachianna Charpenter

Dan Buck

Chuck Brody