Animal Care & Control Advisory Board Vacancies

The Minneapolis Animal Care & Control Advisory Board was created to assist the Animal Care & Control (MACC) with policy and community outreach activities.

For additional details about the Advisory Board, please review a copy of the following resolution: 2008R-526

Deadline: Open until filled.


Seats 1 – 11: Appointed by Animal Care & Control staff; terms from 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2021; seats may have incumbents seeking re-appointment; applicants must be a representative of one of the following: local animal-related business owners, rescue organizations, non-profit organizations, veterinarians, urban farmers, animal-related media, and residents.

Application Instructions:

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

Send completed forms to [email protected], 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.


Members shall be residents of the City of Minneapolis or animal-related business owners and/or stakeholders and shall not hold a current election certificate.

Selection Process:

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to Minneapolis Animal Care & Control for their consideration.


Staff Contact:, Caroline Hairfield, (612) 673-6250 [email protected]
City Clerk's Office: 612-673-2244 or [email protected]


The board has 11 total members appointed by Minneapolis Animal Care & Control.

Meetings take place quarterly on the second Monday of the month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at MACC or as agreed upon by the board. The Advisory Board may meet at additional times and places deemed necessary by its members or at the call of the Chairperson. Attendance: any member who has more than two unexcused absences per term will lose his/her seat on the board and be replaced. There is no compensation for members. 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 [email protected]. 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 May 22, 2019



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