Charter Commission

The Charter Commission maintains the home rule charter for the people of the City of Minneapolis.

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About the City Charter

The City Charter is like the City's constitution. It defines the organization, powers, and functions of the City government.

See the City Charter

The Charter Commission oversees proposed amendments to the charter.

Learn how the City Charter can be amended


The Charter Commission draws the boundaries for Council wards and park districts after each census.

Learn more about redistricting