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Spotlight: Ken Johnson

Whether he was Director of Planning and Development for the city of St. Paul or Senior Vice President of the St. Paul Port Authority, Ken Johnson has been a pillar in the world of municipal community and economic development. As Senior Vice President of the St. Paul Port Authority, Johnson, and his team of 20 are responsible for all facets of Port Authority business. The Port Authority has been around since 1932 and is responsible for the city’s harbors and the $12 million worth of commodities, like corn and wheat, that leave the Port of St. Paul. Not your average port authority, it is a non-unionized organization that can appear much like a quasi-development company in that it partners with private lenders to offer financing to buyers under one loan. Furthermore, the agency’s entire operating budget is funded by fees, not taxes. To that end, the Port Authority can do…Log In to Read Full Article

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