Animal Care and Control Advisory Board

The Animal Care and Control (MACC) 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. 


Seats 5, 8, and 10: Terms beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2021.

Deadline: Applications will be received until November 30, 2020.


Applicants must be a representative of one of the following: local animal-related business owners, rescue organizations, non-profit organizations, veterinarians, urban farmers, animal-related media, and residents.

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.


Board Staff: Caroline Hairfield, 612-673-6250
City Clerk's Office: Open appointments, 612-673-2216

Selection Process

Members will be selected by the Managers of Animal Care & Control and approved by the Assistant City Coordinator of Regulatory Services or their designee.

Additional Information

Meetings take place quarterly on the second Monday of the month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at MACC (March 9, June 8, September 14, and December 14).

The Advisory Board may meet at additional times and places deemed necessary by its members or at the call of the Chairperson.

Any member who has more than two unexcused absences per term will lose his/her seat on the board and be replaced.

There is no compensation for members.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or Open appointments. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.

Last updated Nov 4, 2020



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