At a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28, the Scandia City Council appointed Dan Squyres to a five-year term on the Planning Commission. Squyres will fill the vacancy left after long-time member Peter Schwarz retired in January.
A real estate agent, Squyres moved to Scandia this past year with his family. He served on the Planning Commission of Oak Park Heights in 2011 and 2012.
He began his term with the Feb. 5 Planning Commission meeting.