Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission Vacancies

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.

Deadline: The application review process will begin on Friday, April 14, 2017.


There are currently 3 vacancies for a 2 year term beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019.

Note: Vacancies may have incumbents seeking re-appointment.


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

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to, or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

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

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Staff Contact for Commission: Cheyenne Brodeen, 612/673-2052, 

City Clerk's Office: 612-673-2244 or

Selection Process

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


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.

Additional Information

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216

or People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.


Last updated Apr 18, 2017



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TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 


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