Help shape our city: apply for positions on Minneapolis boards and commissions
Applications are being accepted for open positions on boards and commissions that the City Council and Mayor will appoint this fall. Board and commission members in the City of Minneapolis provide valuable insights, help shape key policy decisions and provide community-based input into administration of services. The City is seeking applicants with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to strengthen the work of the City.
There are more than 186 open positions on 24 boards and commissions that the City Council and Mayor will appoint this fall. The City is seeking applicants with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to strengthen the work of the City.
Boards/Commissions with open positions include:
- Arts Commission
- Bloomington Lake Special Service District
- Capital Long Range Improvement Committee
- Chicago Lake Special Service District
- Citizen Environmental Advisory Committee
- Civil Rights Commission
- Civilian Police Review Authority Vacancy
- Dinkytown Special Service District
- Disabilities, Mpls Advisory Committee
- East Lake Special Service District
- Heritage Preservation Commission
- Housing Board of Appeals Vacancy
- Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
- Nicollet Avenue Special Service District
- Planning Commission
- Public Health Advisory Committee
- Senior Advisory Committee Vacancy
- South Hennepin Special Service District
- Stadium Village Special Service District
- Telecommunications Network, Minneapolis
- ThincGreen Advisory Committee
- Uptown Special Service District
- Youth Violence Prevention Committee
- Zoning Board of Adjustment
Applications will be reviewed beginning Friday, October 19, however the positions are open until filled. For a full list of appointment opportunities and position descriptions and to sign up to receive email visit the boards and commissions website.
This is part of a new streamlined process to appoint members to the City’s boards and commissions. Appointments to boards and commissions will be made twice a year — in the spring and fall in an effort to make it easier for folks to learn about volunteer opportunities, ensure a more open and understandable process for residents, and increase the diversity of the applicant pool.
Published Aug 16, 2012