Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission

The Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission was created to provide overall direction to the next phase of the Neighborhood Revitalization Program and be primarily responsible for the review of neighborhood plans and recommended approval to the City Council; advise the Mayor and Council and City Departments on development and improvement of community participation policies, delivery of services and decision-making processes to systematize community input into city processes; advise on community issues and needs related to community participation; review, advise and make recommendations on the business plan and the budget for the City’s Neighborhood & Community Relations Department; as well as oversee programming details and funding for neighborhood revitalization work. 

Vacancies:

There are currently four vacancies available with terms starting July 1, 2014 and expiring June 30, 2016.

Seat 1: Council Appointment; July 1, 2014 and expiring June 30, 2016 (may have incumbent seeking re-appointment)

Seat 2:
Council Appointment; July 1, 2014 and expiring June 30, 2016 (may have incumbent seeking re-appointment)

Seat 4:
Council Appointment; July 1, 2014 and expiring June 30, 2016 (may have incumbent seeking re-appointment)

Seat 6:
Mayoral Appointment; July 1, 2014 and expiring June 30, 2016 (may have incumbent seeking re-appointment)

Requirements:

Members shall be residents of the City of Minneapolis and shall not hold a current election certificate. 

Deadline: The application review process will begin on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Application Instructions:

Applications are available by clicking on the application links;

Application form: in MS Word or Adobe PDF; and Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire MS Word or Adobe PDFor by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at openappointments@minneapolismn.gov or 612-673-2244. Persons may apply on their own behalf, nominate others for consideration or inform the Office of the City Clerk of persons to whom they wish application materials be sent.  

Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk.

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis MN 55415-1382 

Questions?

Staff Contact for Commission: Cheyenne Brodeen, 612/673-2052, Cheyenne.Erickson@minneapolismn.gov

City Clerk Contact: Jozie Nummi, 612-673-2244, Jozie.Nummi@minneapolismn.gov 

Selection Process:

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Mayor and City Council President for their consideration.

Notes: The board has 16 total members, five (5) appointed by the City Council, two (2) appointed by the Mayor, one (1) appointed by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board* and eight (8) by Minneapolis neighborhood organizations*.

Meetings will generally take place once a month. Attendance: any member who has more than three unexcused absences in any calendar year will be replaced. Members may not serve more than two consecutive terms. There is no compensation for members however re-imbursement for parking during meetings will be available. The meeting locations will be accessible to persons with disabilities.

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Last updated Apr. 16, 2014