Steve Tyacke

Steve Tyacke has announced his candidacy for Wayzata City Council. “I am excited and very positive about Wayzata’s momentum and I want to continue to build on it for the future” he said.

Steve’s campaign theme: Help Wayzata Continue to Thrive! His priorities as council member will be:

  • Addressing parking, traffic and access issues
  • Bringing Lake Effect improvements to reality
  • Maintaining Wayzata’s financial strength and investment grade credit rating
  • Provide leadership to develop new community leaders, and 
  • Promoting diversity in residential housing and rental stock.

Steve is a member of the Wayzata Planning Commission and Chair of the Charter Commission. “I have learned to critically analyze many issues significantly affecting Wayzata’s future, and will continue to use this independent approach to issues which come before the City Council” he said. Steve also has experience as an attorney with Briggs and Morgan and as an Adjunct Professor at University of St. Thomas, practicing and teaching energy law. He noted “based on my experience I believe there are many opportunities for both public and private development that can benefit and enhance the livability and character of Wayzata and its business climate”.

Steve is a member of the Wayzata Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, Energy Policy Committee. His past and present non-profit board service includes Chair, Grace Pointe Homeowners Association Board, Governing Member of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Board member for the Duluth Public School Teacher’s Endowment Fund.

Steve has been married for 32 years. His spouse, Linda, is an instructor at St. Catherine University in the health information management field. Steve and Linda have two daughters and a son-in-law living in the Twin Cities.

His website is found at and on Facebook. Co-Chairs of his volunteer committee are Kitty Petit and Alison Humphrey. Steve was joined by a large group of enthusiastic supporters in the James J. Hill Days Parade and will continue to meet the Wayzata public at every opportunity to discuss issues.

Submitted by the Candidate