Boards & Commissions openings

See current vacancies for Minneapolis boards and commissions. Learn about the positions and apply.

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Open Positions

Animal Care and Control Advisory Board

Advises on the development of animal-related policies and decision making processes, burgeoning community issues related to animals, and public education and outreach efforts.

Vacancies: 11

Requirement: Members will be selected to represent the following categories: local animal-related business owners, rescue organizations, non-profit organizations, veterinarians, urban farmers, animal-related media, and residents.

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Bicycle Advisory Committee

Advises the Mayor, City Council, and Park Board on bicycling related issues, helps advance the state of bicycle infrastructure, and encourages more people to bike.

Vacancies: 1

Requirement: Representative from City Council Ward 10

Term: 2 year

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Advises the Mayor and City Council on policies, programs, and actions for improving pedestrian safety, mobility, accessibility, and comfort.

Vacancies: 8

Requirement: Must be a Minneapolis resident or business owner.

Term: 2 year

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Public Health Advisory Committee
Advises the City Council on policy matters affecting the health of Minneapolis residents, reviews and recommends proposed priorities for the Health Department and makes recommendations to the Council, and serves as a liaison between the City and the community in addressing health concerns.

Vacancies: 1

Requirement: Ward 4 representative

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Minneapolis Arts Commission
Advises the City Council and Mayor on arts-related issues.

Vacancies: 6

Requirements: Must be administrative staff or board member of an arts organization, lay person, or artist

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Southside Green Zone Council
Serves as an advisory board to the City Council and Mayor on the implementation and evaluation of the Southside Green Zone Work Plan.

Vacancies: 20

Requirement: Twelve resident community members who live in the Southside Green Zone and; explicitly support the successful implementation of the Southside Green Zone; have been impacted by cumulative pollution, or demonstrate expertise in environmental justice, climate resiliency, or cumulative health impacts; equitably reflect the cultural, linguistic, racial, and demographic makeup of the community that lives in the Southside Green Zone.

Four Youth Ambassadors who live in the Southside Green Zone and; are interested in being mentored by a Southside Green Zone Council member; can be a leader in engaging other youth to learn about and support Green Zones and Equitably reflect the cultural, linguistic, racial, and demographic makeup of the community that lives in the Southside Green Zone.

Four representatives from pertinent City departments and/or Minneapolis residents with interest and impact in the Southside Green zone.

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Racial Equity Community Advisory Committee
Advises the Mayor and City Council on policies, practices, budget, and other matters to address racism and racial inequities and to promote racial justice and equity.

Vacancies: 17

Requirement: At least one member from each of the 13 wards appointed by the City Council and two members appointed by the Mayor, with one seat available to a person appointed by the Minneapolis School Board and one by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, with a priority on racial balance.

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Upper Harbor Terminal Collaborative Planning Committee
Advises the City and development team on the creation of the Upper Harbor Terminal Coordinated Plan.

Vacancies: 17

Requirement: Seven members with one each from the following areas, with preference in appointment for at least one renter representative and one young adult representative the McKinley neighborhood; Hawthorne neighborhood; Bottineau neighborhood; Marshall Terrace neighborhood; and three residents of north or northeast Minneapolis.

Five cultural group representatives to include diversity based on people identifying as lndigenous, Latinx, Asian or Pacific lslander, African American, African, and/or LGBTQIA. Preference for north and northeast residents.

Three Affiliation Group Representative Members, which must include one member representing each of the following groups: An owner of a business located in north or northeast Minneapolis; A member of the Environmental Justice Coordinating Council who resides in north or northeast Minneapolis; and A member of the Above the Falls Community Advisory Committee.

Term: 2 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Workforce Development
Advises Council on directions and policies for job training and placement activities aimed at reducing the unemployment of Minneapolis residents and promoting School-To-Work Transition Programs.

Vacancies: 9

Requirement: The MWDB is comprised of 21 members who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council to three-year terms. Members represent various sectors of the workforce system, including business, workforce, education and training, government, and economic development. Per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, members must have decision-making authority within the organizations they represent.

Term: 3 years

Deadline: April 30, 2021

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612-673-2216

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City Hall, Room 304
350 Fifth St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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