Due. Sept. 30, 2011- Apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions

Apply for openings on Minneapolis boards and commissions

Volunteers on City ofMinneapolisboards and commissions provide valuable insights, help shape key policy decisions and provide community-based input into administration of services. Applications are now being accepted for the over 80 open positions on 16 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.

Applications will be reviewed beginning September 30, 2011; however the positions are open until filled. For a full list of appointment opportunities and position descriptions as well as additional information visit the boards and commissions website at

Boards/Commissions with open positions include:

Minneapolis Arts Commission

Basset Creek Watershed Management Commission

Board of Appeal & Equalization

Civilian Police Review Authority

Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights

Minneapolis Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC)

Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities

Minneapolis Ethical Practices Board

Minneapolis Housing Board of Appeals

Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC)

Minneapolis Telecommunications Network (MTN)

Minneapolis Planning Commission Vacancy

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Vacancy

Shingle Creek Watershed Management Commission

Minneapolis Zoning Board of Adjustment


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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.