Northern Metals Advisory Committee

The Northern Metals Consent Decree Advisory Committee provides recommendations for the budget breakdown of the $600,000 dedicated to community asthma and lead reduction work within the parameters of the four projects defined in the consent decree. The Advisory Committee also provides recommendations on how the City can best implement the four projects defined by the consent decree, including recommending how to define impacted communities, how to identify and educate the at-risk residents, how to identify and reach the families of children with asthma, and how to conduct lead-screening events.


The Committee is comprised of 18 members. Seats 1 - 12 the applicant must live or work in the listed neighborhoods, Seats 13 - 18 are at large members selected by the Health Department, for a four-year term beginning October 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2023.

Deadline: Applications will be received until January 31, 2021

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to [email protected], or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Committee Contact: Lisa Smestad, 612-673-3733

City Clerk’s Office: Open appointments, 612-673-2216

Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Committee Staff. The City Council approves the appointment of all committee members.

Additional Information

Meeting dates, time, and locations will be determined by the Committee.

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the City Clerk's Office at 612-673-2216 or e-mail [email protected]. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

Last updated Jan 12, 2021



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