City Council Approves Gregory Stubbs as Minneapolis Regulatory Services Director
Mayor Rybak, Council Member Glidden praise experience, perspective that can grow city
November 18, 2011 (MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minneapolis City Council today overwhelmingly approved Mayor R.T. Rybak’s nomination of Gregory Stubbs as the next director of the Department of Regulatory Services. Mayor Rybak announced his nomination of Stubbs on October 11.
City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden, chair of the Regulatory, Energy and Environment Committee who also served on the committee that selected Mr. Stubbs, said, “Greg Stubbs brings a wide variety of experience in licensing, regulation and planning that will serve our residents, our businesses and our employees well. It’s the right mix for our city at this time.”
Mayor Rybak said, “Regulatory Services is an extremely important part of how we do business in Minneapolis. I look forward to Greg Stubbs’ continuing the strong work that the Regulatory Services Department has done and adding a real eye toward growing the city.”
Stubbs brings long experience in managing compliance, planning, development and sustainability for local governments. Most recently, he served as director of Growth and Resource Management for Volusia County, Florida (population 495,000), where he was responsible for a budget of $34 million and 180 full-time positions. In that role, he managed permitting, licensing, planning and economic development.
Stubbs has also served as director of planning and/or development for the City of Deltona, Florida; the City of Baytown, Texas; Sumter County, Florida; and Lake County, Florida. He has also worked in the private sector as a consultant and a business developer. He holds a B.A. from the University of South Carolina and is certified by the American institute of Certified Planners.
Published Nov. 18, 2011