Boards & Commissions openings

See current vacancies for Minneapolis boards and commissions. Learn about the positions and apply.

Open positions

Animal Care and Control Advisory Board

Advises Minneapolis Animal Care & Control on the development of animal-related policies and decision making processes, burgeoning community issues related to animals, and public education and outreach efforts.

Vacancies: 7

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 3 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC)

Makes recommendations on capital improvement program development and annual capital improvement budgets.

Vacancies: 4 (seat numbers; 4, 9, 10 and 30)

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Civil Rights Commission (MCCR)

Carries forward the policies of the city in the field of human relations, to promote civil rights and to enforce the provisions of the title on civil rights.

Vacancies: 7

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 3 years

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC)

Preserves and celebrates our heritage by preserving historically and architecturally significant buildings, districts, and sites, while allowing modifications for contemporary use.

Vacancies: 4

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident. Members shall be persons with demonstrated interest, knowledge, ability or expertise in historic preservation, neighborhood revitalization, archaeology, urban planning, history or architecture. One (1) shall be the representative of the mayor. If available, at least two (2) shall be registered architects, at least one (1) shall be a licensed real estate agent or appraiser, at least one (1) shall reside in or own a landmark or property in an historic district, and if available at least one (1) shall be a member of the Hennepin History Museum.

Term: 3 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council (HMFC)

Expands our community’s ability to grow, process, distribute, eat, and compost more healthy, sustainable, locally grown foods.

Vacancies: 24

Requirements: The Council consists of 25 members. 15 community member appointments, 6 city representatives, one Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) staff representative, one community member appointed by MPRB, one Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) staff representative, and one community member appointed by MPS.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Local Board of Appeal and Equalization (LBAE)

Considers appeals on the classification or estimated market value of properties in Minneapolis.

Vacancies: 4

Requirements: The LBAE must consist of a minimum of 3 people, at least one of whom must be an appraiser, realtor, or other person familiar with property valuations. One member must be a freeholder of the City of Minneapolis.

Term: 1 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Aging (MACA)

Advises the Mayor and City Council on concerns relating to senior citizens.

Vacancies: 10

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Minneapolis Advisory Committee On People With Disabilities (MACOPD)

Advises the Mayor and City Council so that appropriate actions may be taken on issues affecting persons with disabilities; to improve life's opportunities by resolving conflicts involving persons with disabilities.

Vacancies: 8

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Minneapolis Arts Commission (ARTS)

Advises the City Council and Mayor on arts-related issues.

Vacancies: 10

Requirements: The Commission consists of 17 members; 5 individual practicing artists, 7 lay persons, and 5 administrative staff or board members of arts organizations.

Term: 3 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA)

Provides safe, sanitary housing for low and moderate income people by managing and operating the City's low income public housing units and the City's Section 8 Rental Program.

Vacancies: 3

Requirements: The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority is governed by a nine-member Board of Commissioners, two of whom are public housing residents (one from family housing and one from a high-rise building). The board members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council.

Term: 3 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Minneapolis Workforce Development Board (MWDB)

Advises Council on directions and policies for job training and placement activities aimed at reducing the unemployment of Minneapolis residents and promoting School-To-Work Transition Programs.

Vacancies: 1

Requirement: Representative of Provider of Adult Education

Term: 3 years

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Neighborhood Revitalization Program Policy Board (NRPPOLICY)

Provides overall direction to the NRP program and is primarily responsible for the review and approval of Neighborhood Action Plans, NRP Phase I & II Plan, and Neighborhood Priority Plans.

Vacancies: 2

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Planning Commission (CPC)

Hears and decides applications for land use reviews, including site plan review, conditional use permits, changes or expansions of a nonconforming use, variances, and land subdivisions.

Vacancies: 6

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Police Conduct Oversight Commission (PCOC)

Assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner and provides the public with meaningful participatory oversight of police policy and procedure.

Vacancies: 4

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Public Health Advisory Committee (PHAC)

Advises the City Council on policy matters affecting the health of Minneapolis residents, reviews and recommends proposed priorities for the Health Department and makes recommendations to the Council, and serves as a liaison between the City and the community in addressing health concerns.

Vacancies: 10

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Southside Green Zone Council

Serves as an advisory board to the City Council and Mayor on the implementation and evaluation of the Southside Green Zone Work Plan.

Vacancies: 10

Requirements: Members shall also be residents living within the geographic boundaries of the Southside Green Zone.

Term: 2 years

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Transgender Equity Council (TEC)

Advises the City of Minneapolis and Park Board on matters of importance to transgender and gender-nonconforming residents; and provides a forum for issues of importance to the transgender community.

Vacancies: 6

Requirements: The Board consists of

  1. Eight community members; 6 Council appointees and 2 Mayoral appointees
  2. Four City employee appointees; 3 Council appointees and 1 Mayoral appointee
  3. One Minneapolis Park Board appointee
  4. One Hennepin County appointee
  5. One Minneapolis Public Schools appointee

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Violence Prevention Steering Committee (VPSC)

Advises the City Council and Mayor on all matters related to violence reduction and prevention in Minneapolis, and oversees the City’s comprehensive violence prevention strategic plan and its implementation.

Vacancies: 31

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 2 year

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Workplace Advisory Committee (WAC)

Supports the City’s continued commitment to ensuring fair and safe workplaces for all, and providing opportunities for businesses and workers.

Vacancies: 7

Requirements: The Workplace Advisory Committee shall be comprised by sixteen voting members that represent a cross-section of the business and worker stakeholders, with the latter placing a particular emphasis on having low wage employee representation: two representatives from business associations, two representatives from mid to large employer representatives, one representatives from a not-for profit organization. five representatives who are employees, two representatives from organized labor, one representative from the Park Board, and one representative who is a public employee.

Term: 2 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA)

Hears matters of zoning variances, zoning appeals, and the establishment of legal nonconforming rights. Works with the staff of the CPED Development Services.

Vacancies: 3

Requirements: Must be a Minneapolis resident.

Term: 3 year term

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Appointed Boards & Commissions

Phone

612-673-2216

Address

City Hall, Room 304
350 Fifth St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday