Improving Fiscal Futures

This committee deals with policies on such issues as municipal financial management, property and other taxes, state aid programs, and financial reporting requirements.

Members of the 2014 committee are:

  • Chair: Ben Martig, City Administrator, Marshall
  • Vice Chair: Connie Holmes, Mayor, Waverly
  • Geralyn Barone, City Manager, Minnetonka
  • Virgil Batesole, Councilmember, Alexandria
  • Jeanette Behr, Research Manager, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Sasha Bergman, Government Relations Representative, Minneapolis
  • J.D. Burton, Director of Government Relations, St. Paul
  • Tim Busse, Councilmember, Bloomington
  • Edward Cadman, Special Counsel, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Scott Cordes, Budget Director, St. Paul
  • Bill Coughlin, Councilmember, Burnsville
  • Raeanne Danielowski, Mayor, Big Lake
  • Bruce DeJong, Finance Director, Shorewood
  • Brian Gramentz, City Manager, New Ulm
  • Marshall Hallock, Finance Director, Red Wing
  • Larry Hansen, City Administrator, Stillwater
  • Brian Heck, City Administrator, Montgomery
  • Suzanne Hilgert, Mayor, Olivia
  • Jeff Hulsether, City Engineer, Brainerd
  • Sue Iverson, Director of Finance & Administrative Service, Arden Hills
  • Heather Johnston, City Manager, Burnsville
  • Tom Lawell, City Administrator, Apple Valley
  • Melissa Lesch, Senior Government Relations Representative , Minneapolis
  • Don Lorsung, City Administrator, Isanti
  • Kristi Luger, City Manager, Excelsior
  • Steve Nasby, City Administrator, Windom
  • Patricia Nauman, Executive Director, Metro Cities
  • Bruce Nawrocki, Councilmember, Columbia Heights
  • Darin Nelson, Finance Director, Fridley
  • Gary Neumann, Assistant City Administrator, Rochester
  • Steve Okins, Finance Director, Willmar
  • Heidi Omerza, Councilmember, Ely
  • John Powell, Public Works Director/City Engineer, Savage
  • Gene Ranieri, Government Relations Director, Minneapolis
  • Michael Rietz, City Administrator, Barnesville
  • Michael Sable, Assistant City Manager, Brooklyn Park
  • Mark Sievert, City Administrator, Fergus Falls
  • Michael Solomon, Debt Manager, St. Paul
  • Bill Sonmor, Finance Director, Fergus Falls
  • Steve Stahmer, City Administrator, Rogers
  • Chris Tolbert, Councilmember, St. Paul
  • Michael Votca, City Administrator, Tracy
  • Lisa Wieland, Finance Director, Rogers
  • Nancy Zaworski, Finance Director, Kasson