Contact: Sarah McKenzie, 612-673-2786
Apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions
Sept. 14, 2017 (MINNEAPOLIS) A number of board and commission positions are open for City Council and mayor appointments this spring. The City is seeking applicants with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences to strengthen the work of the City. 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. Translation services are available upon request to ensure all residents have the ability to participate.
Applications will be reviewed beginning Oct. 20. The positions are open until filled. There are 119 open positions on 17 City boards and commissions:
- Advisory Committee on Aging.
- Advisory Committee on People With Disabilities.
- Animal Care and Control Advisory Board.
- Arts Commission.
- Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee.
- Charter Commission.
- Commission on Civil Rights.
- Community Environmental Advisory Committee.
- Ethical Practices Board.
- Heritage Preservation Commission.
- Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council.
- Police Conduct Oversight Commission.
- Public Health Advisory Committee.
- Public Housing Authority.
- Workplace Advisory Committee.
- Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee.
- Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Visit the City’s website for a list of appointment opportunities, position descriptions and the applications.
About boards, commissions and advisory committees
The City of Minneapolis has more than 50 volunteer-based boards, commissions and advisory committees that advise the City on issues and help with policy development and administration of services. Boards and commissions fall into a handful of categories: appeal boards, development boards, general advisory boards, and special service districts, which are defined areas within the city where special services are rendered.
Appointments to boards and commissions are made twice a year in the spring and fall.
Published Sep 14, 2017