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Minneapolis Charter Commissioners

The Minneapolis Charter Commission consists of 15 members, all appointed by the Hennepin County District Court through its chief judge. All commissioners must be qualified voters of the city, and are appointed to four-year terms.

Minneapolis uses an Open Appointments process to advertise vacancies on its boards and commissions, including the Minneapolis Charter Commission.

The Charter Commission adopts rules governing its operation, see Rules of the Charter Commission.

Commissioners Contact Info Term Expires
Clegg, Barry - Chair [email protected] April 15, 2019
Sandberg, Jan - Vice Chair [email protected] July 1, 2022
Schwarzkopf, Lyall - Secretary 612-824-9293 May 1, 2022
Abbott, Gregory [email protected] May 5, 2022
Cohen, Dan [email protected] April 15, 2019
Ferrara, Todd Open for appointment Term expired
Garcia, Jill [email protected]   April 1, 2022
Ginder, Peter [email protected] May 1, 2022
Giraud-Issaacson, Al [email protected] July 1, 2022
Kozak, Andrew [email protected] July 1, 2022
Lickness, Barbara [email protected] July 1, 2022
Metge, Jana [email protected] March 1, 2022
Newborn, Toni [email protected] May 1, 2022
Perry, Matt [email protected] March 12, 2019
Rubenstein, Andrea [email protected] May 1, 2022

Committee Coordinator:
Kelly Geistler, (612) 673-2216

Last updated Sep 24, 2018



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Salary Compliance Notice:
State statute 471.701; Notice of Salary Compliance, requires that the City post for not less than 90 days
the job title of the three highest paid employees along with their base salary. For 2018 these were:
1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191


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