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Boards & Commissions

updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The City of St. Louis Park encourages residents to share their talents and perspectives by serving on an advisory board or commission. Community involvement and engagement improves the quality and responsiveness of public decision-making. Serving as a member of a board or commission offers an excellent opportunity to become actively involved in city government and help shape our community. In exchange for your commitment of both time and effort, these committees influence the policies, actions and progress of our community.

Applications are now being accepted for positions on the following boards and commissions: 


Board or Commission Positions to be Filled
Board of Zoning Appeals
  • 3 Regular Members, 3 year terms
Environment & Sustainability Commission
  • 3 Regular Members, 3 year terms
  • 1 Regular Member, 1 year term
  • 1 Business Member, 1 year term
  • 1 Residential Tenant Member, 1 year term
Housing Authority
  • 1 Commissioner (Program Participant), 5 year term
Human Rights Commission
  • 3 Commissioners, 3 year terms
  • 1 Commissioner, 1 year term
Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission
  • 2 Commissioners, 3 year terms
Planning Commission
  • 2 Commissioners, 3 year terms
Police Advisory Commission
  • 4 Commissioners, 3 year terms
  • 3 Commissioners, 1 year terms
Telecommunications Advisory
  • 3 Commissioners, 3 year terms
  • 1 Commissioner,

Membership terms will begin on May 31, 2017. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017. 

Interested in serving on a board or commission? Apply below! We encourage all applicants to use our online application system. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. Applications will be retained by the City Clerk's office for the period of one (1) year. 

  1. Complete an electronic application here. Completed applications will be submitted electronically to the City Clerk's office. 
  2. Download and print a paper application (.pdf). Send completed applications to the City Clerk's office at City Hall.
  3. If you would like an application mailed to you, please contact the City Clerk's office at 952.924.2525.

Applications for all boards and commissions, with the exception of the Charter Commission, will be reviewed and evaluated by the City Council. For complete details regarding the application and appointment process, please review the Rules & Procedures for Boards and Commissions or contact the City Clerk's office at 952.924.2525. 

To learn more about a specific board or commission, review recent agendas and minutes, view a list of current members or contact information for staff liaisons, please use the links below:

Other opportunities to serve:

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St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
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