Tim Meyer announces plan to run for Duluth City Council

Meyer will be attempting to fill Gary Anderson’s seat
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Published: Mar. 3, 2023 at 12:52 PM CST
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DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) - Duluth architect, Tim Meyer announced Friday his plans to run for Duluth City Council.

Meyer will be attempting to fill Gary Anderson’s seat, who is not seeking re-election, in Council District 1.

Meyer ran for At-Large City Council in 2021, winning a general election spot during the City Council Primary Election.

In August of 2021, he withdrew from the race prior to the General Election.

However, he still received 6% of the popular vote.

Meyer currently serves on the Duluth HRA Commission, the City of Superior – Historic Preservation Committee, and APEX.

He is also a former two-term Planning Commissioner, Historic Preservation Commissioner, and Public Arts Commission President in the City of Duluth.

In a news release Meyer’s stated his priorities include:

  • Expansion of the City’s Housing Stock and Options
  • Expansion of City’s Tax Base and Economic Development – Green Manufacturing
  • Expansion of Child Care Options in the City of Duluth
  • Development of a Community Center for Lakeside, Lester Park, and Woodland Neighborhoods
  • Preservation of the Lester Park Golf Course, with park creation and housing surrounding an 18-hole version of the golf course
  • Responsible development/re-construction of London Road

Duluth’s primary election will be Tuesday, August 8.