City of Scandia, MN

The Scandia Economic Development Authority (EDA) strives to enhance Scandia’s long-term prosperity and enrich the quality of life of residents by retaining and growing existing businesses, recruiting new businesses and expanding life-cycle housing opportunities for residents.  

Locations on MN 97 and MN 95 (with average daily traffic counts over 4,000 vehicles per day) and its location along the St. Croix River make it an attractive location for new businesses.

The EDA meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the Board Room at the Scandia Community Center (14727 209th Street No.).  To view their meeting agendas and minutes visit the Agenda & Minutes page. The EDA Board is comprised of five commissioners and staffed by the City Administrator/Executive Director.

Members are:

Heather Benson, President
Appointed:  January, 2021
Term Expires: January 2025

Mark Porubcansky, Vice President
Appointed: May 2017
Term Expires: July 2022

Brad Borg
Appointed: July 2017
Term Expires: July 2023

Greg Amundson
Appointed: June 2021
Term Expires: July 2024

Susan Dickens
Appointed: June 2021
Term Expires: July 2023

The City Administrator serves as Executive Director.
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