Community Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC)

The Minneapolis Community Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC) works closely with the Sustainability Division and provides policy and program advice and comments to the City Council and City staff. CEAC may suggest environmental priorities for City policies, programs, and projects using criteria including, but not limited to, natural and built environmental impact, community impact, timeliness, environmental justice, and equity.


Nineteen seats appointed by the Mayor and City Council for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2022.

Deadline: Applications will be received until November 1, 2020.

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 Contacts: Kim Havey, 612-673-3666
City Clerk's Office: Open appointments, 612-673-2216

Selection Process

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Board Staff. Applications are forwarded to the chair of the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee for recommendation to the full City Council.

Additional Information

Meetings are held approximately twelve times per year, usually on the third Wednesday of the month from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Locations rotate throughout Minneapolis. The day and week of the month the meetings are held is subject to change.  There is no compensation besides parking or transit fare for attending meetings. The committee meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

The CEAC has a total of 19 members: 13 residents, 5 appointed by the Mayor and 8 by the City Council, who are general community representatives and residents of the City, with a goal of balanced representation across wards; 6 persons, 3 appointed by the Mayor and 3 by the City Council, from environmental advocacy, business, industry, and/or public agencies with a variety of professional, technical, and policy expertise across topics, including environmental justice, air, energy, waste, and water.

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. Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.



Last updated Oct 1, 2020



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