There are many opportunities for leadership in the St. James Community. Some of these boards and commissions you must be elected– others you are appointed by the board.

City of St. James

124 Armstrong Blvd. S
507-375-3241
www.ci.stjames.mn.us

City Council

  • Appointed: By election
  • Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 5:30 pm at the Community Building
  • Open to the public

Economic Development Authority (EDA)

  • Appointed: By mayor

Planning Commission

  • Appointed: By mayor

Airport Commission

  • Appointed: By mayor

Parks & Recreation Board

  • Appointed: By mayor

Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA)

  • Appointed: By mayor

Police Commission

  • Appointed: By mayor

Watonwan County

710 2nd Ave S
507-375-1210
www.co.watonwan.mn.us

County Commissioners

  • Appointed: By election
  • Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 9:00 am at County Courthouse
  • Open to the public

Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors

  • Appointed: By election
  • Meetings: 3rd Monday of the month 8:00 am at Watonwan County Resource Center (108 8th Street S). 2nd Monday of the month if 3rd Monday falls on a legal holiday.
  • Open to the public

Library Board

  • Appointed: By County Commissioners
  • Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month 6:00 pm at the Library
  • Open to the Public

U of M Extension Advisory Commission

  • Appointed: By County Commissioners

School District 840

500 3rd Ave S
507-375-5974
www.stjames.k12.mn.us/page/2457

School Board

  • Appointed: By election
  • Meetings: 2nd Mondays at 6:00 pm at Armstrong School Media Center
  • Open to the Public

Community Education

  • Appointed: By current board

District 840 Foundation

  • Appointed: By current board

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)

  • Appointed: By current board

St. James Area Chamber of Commerce

516 1st Ave S
507-375-3333
Chamber Page

  • Appointed: By current board

St. James Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

516 1st Ave S
507-375-3333
CVB Page

  • Appointed: By current board

St. James Area Foundation

Current Chair: Andy Swanson
507-236-4628
PO Box 165 (Foundation Box)

  • Appointed: By current board
  • Meetings: 1st Friday 7:00 am at First Lutheran Church
  • Open to the public
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