Health Department

Public Service Center
250 S. 4th. Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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Description of PHAC and Positions

PHAC Overview

The Public Health Advisory Committee (PHAC) is a 20-member advisory committee to the Minneapolis Health Department (MHD) and the City Council. The role of the PHAC is to advise the Council and the Department on policy matters affecting the health of Minneapolis residents, and to serve as liaisons between the City and the community in addressing health concerns. In this role PHAC shall make every effort to ensure that the concerns represented reflect the diverse viewpoints and interests of the Minneapolis community.

Function Responsibilities

Committee Composition

It is the clear intent that the composition of the PHAC reflects the diverse interests and perspectives of the Minneapolis community. It is the expectation that all parties responsible for the recruitment, recommendations to and approval of members shall make every effort to ensure the realization of this intent.

The PHAC has up to 20 voting members composed of 14 residents and up to 6 other representatives.


Organization Representatives

6 representatives will be appointed by the City Council by requesting the following organizations to submit one (1) nominee representing their interests

Ex-officio Non-voting Representatives

In addition, two representatives from the Minneapolis Health and Human Services Leadership Group shall serve in an ex-officio non-voting capacity.




Minneapolis Health Department
250 South 4th Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2301

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Last updated Jan. 15, 2014