Minneapolis Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC)

The Minneapolis Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) was created to make recommendations to the City Council and Mayor on the five-year capital improvement program.

Deadline: Open until filled. The application review process will begin Friday, April 6, 2015.


There are 8 vacancies for terms beginning immediately to 12/31/2016.  Citizen appointments from each ward which currently is for Ward 1 appointment and seven Mayoral appointments (seats 27 through 33).
Note: seats may have incumbents seeking re-appointment.

Application Instructions:
Applications are available by clicking on the application links;

Application form: in MS Word or Adobe PDF; and Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire MS Word or Adobe PDF 
or by contacting the Office of the City Clerk at [email protected]  or 612-673-2216. Persons may apply on their own behalf, nominate others for consideration or inform the Office of the City Clerk of persons to whom they wish application materials be sent.

 Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk.

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


CLIC Committee Contact: Michael Abeln, 612-673-3496 [email protected]
City Clerk Contact: 612-673-2216 [email protected]

Selection Process:

Council Member and Mayoral appointee applications are forwarded from the City Clerk to the Mayor and City Council members for their consideration. Applications are reviewed by the Ways and Means Committee for recommendation to the full Council.

Additional Information:

The main CLIC body meets approximately two to three times per month from March through July. Meetings generally occur on Tuesdays at noon in City Hall and last one to two hours plus additional meetings as called by the Chair. There are also two all day presentation sessions that typically last from 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and may include a Saturday. A valid e-mail address is necessary to be considered for these positions. For additional information about this committee, contact Michael Abeln, Director of Capital and Debt Management at 612-673-3496. Additional information can be found by reviewing the CLIC Member Job Description and 2014 CLIC Report hyperlinked below. There is no compensation for attending meetings but bus/train tokens and/or parking is reimbursed. CLIC meeting locations are accessible to persons with disabilities.

The committee is comprised of 33 members. The Mayor appoints 7 at-large; the City Council Members appoint 2 members per ward. Members serve two-year terms expiring December 31 of even-numbered years.

CLIC Member Job Description
CLIC Report for 2014

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Last updated Apr 1, 2015



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