Neighborhood & Community Relations

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Neighborhood & Community Engagement Commission (NCEC)

The NCEC advises the mayor and City Council, recommends improvements to the City’s community engagement process, develops guidelines for the Community Participation Program, a neighborhood funding program, works to increase diversity on other advisory boards, and reviews the business plan for the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department.

View the NCEC's current work...

Commission Members

16 residents comprise the NCEC. Neighborhood organizations elect 8 residents, and there are 5 City Council appointees, 2 mayoral appointees, and 1 Park and Recreation Board appointee.


Neighborhood Representatives

Look up your neighborhood organization. Look up your neighborhood's NCEC district.

Map of Neighborhoods and Districts for NCEC
  • NCEC District 1 - David Boyd
  • NCEC District 2 - Vacant
  • NCEC District 3 - Isaac Russell
  • NCEC District 4 - Marcus Mills
  • NCEC District 5 - Nick Cichowicz
  • NCEC District 6 - Michael Malone
  • NCEC District 7 - Peter Eichten
  • NCEC District 8 - Marcea Mariani

Mayoral Appointees

  • Mary Dedeaux-Swinton
  • Nasser Mussa

City Council Appointees

  • Raya Esmaeili
  • Queen Kimmons
  • Manu Lewis
  • Kari Louwagie
  • Jeffrey Strand

Park Board Appointee

  • Alison Griffin

Join the NCEC

Deadline extended to June 30, 2019 for neighborhood seats in Districts 2 & 3.

Eight of the 16 NCEC commissioners are appointed through the open appointments process and eight members are elected by Minneapolis neighborhood organizations.

Next Meeting Date

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (Full Commission Meeting)
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room, Second Floor
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401

View past meeting agendas and materials.

All NCEC meetings are open to the public.

Watch past meeting videos


Last updated Jun 5, 2019



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