Minneapolis Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Committees
Minneapolis has over 50 volunteer-based boards, commissions and advisory committees, with over 500 members. The City actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Appointments are made twice each year; in the Spring and in the Fall. Interim appointments are made as needed.
Boards and commissions meetings are published in the Legislative Information Management System.
How to participate in meetings
The Minneapolis City Council welcomes public participation in the local decision-making process.
How the appointment process works
The City seeks people who will enrich the work of appointed boards and commissions. This includes those from diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. Recruitment cycles happen twice each year (spring and fall) and whenever vacancies occur. The City Council and Mayor approve all appointees.
Serving on a board or commission
- Members must take an oath of office.
- All members must complete the City's ethics training.
- Some board members must complete a statement of economic interest.
- Meetings are open to the public and follow the Minnesota Open Meeting Law.
Last updated Jun 16, 2020