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City of Northfield, MN
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057
Ph: 507-645-8833

Housing & Redevelopment Authority
  • 5:00 P.M.
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • City Hall
    801 Washington St
    Northfield, MN 55057

Special meetings are occasionally called.

It is desired that members make every attempt to be present at all meetings.

 City Meeting Archive  City Meeting Portal

Dayna Norvold Chair Term expires
December 31, 2019
Jayne Hager Dee Secretary Term expires
December 31, 2018
Kevin Fink Member Term expires
December 31, 2016
Kris Vohs Vice Chair Term expires
December 31, 2017
Erica Zweifel Council Representative Term expires
December 31, 2016
Kimberly Hernandez  Youth Rep    
Mikal Hofstad Youth Rep    
Janine Atchison Staff Liaison 507-645-3047

The City of Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority's (HRA) mission is to provide a sufficient supply of adequate, safe, and sanitary dwellings in Northfield. The primary goals of the HRA are to:
  • Protect the health, safety, morals, and welfare of the citizens of Northfield
  • Clear and redevelop blighted areas
  • Perform said duties according to the city’s Comprehensive Plan
  • Remedy the shortage of housing for low and moderate income residents
  • Redevelop blighted areas in situations in which private enterprise would not act without government participation or subsidies

The HRA also partners with other organizations, such as the Cannon River Community Land Trust, to implement affordable housing initiatives in Northfield.

The commisssion consists of five members appointed by the mayor and approved by the City Council. Each member serves a five-year term. There is no term limit. Members do not receive monetary compensation.

Application & Membership Requirements
The mayor recommends applicants to the City Council based on their interest in affordable housing and redevelopment issues, along with willingness to serve and background.

Applications are available for download or by contacting the City Clerk at:
City Hall
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057

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