Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities

The Minneapolis Advisory Committee on People with Disabilities was created by resolution 76R-009 on 1/19/1976 to expand opportunities for all children and adults with disabilities throughout Minneapolis, without regard to disability or other protected class status, work to improve life’s opportunities by resolving conflicts involving persons with disabilities and protect their right to fully participate in society.


There are fifteen vacancies for Mayoral appointments with City Council approval.

Seats 1 – 7:  Terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and ending on Dec. 31, 2022.
Seat 8 – 15:  Terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020 and ending on Dec. 31, 2021.

Deadline: Applications will be received until December 31, 2020.


Applicants must be knowledgeable or have expertise in one of the following area: accessible housing, transportation, employment, or program and architectural accessibility. Members should recognize that people with disabilities have unique concerns regarding their daily activities.

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: Nick Ngo, 612-3969
City Clerk Contact: Open appointments, 612-673-2216

Selection Process

The committee is comprised of 15 members appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by the City Council. Members serve two-year terms which are staggered so that half of the members are appointed every year.

Applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Committee, Mayor, and City Council President Staff for their consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee for recommendation to the full Council.

Additional Information

Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., in Room 132 City Hall. There is no compensation for attending meetings. The committee meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities. Four unexcused absences during a calendar year will be cause for dismissal.

If you need this material in an alternative format please call City Clerk’s Office at (612) 673-2216 or email Open appointments. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may use a relay service to call 311 agents at (612) 673-3000. TTY users may call (612) 673-2157 or (612) 673-2626. Attention: If you have any questions regarding this material please call 311 or (612) 673-3000.

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Last updated Dec 2, 2020



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