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Boards & Commissions

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The City of St. Louis Park encourages citizens to share their talents and perspectives by serving on an advisory board or commission. Citizen 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.

Annual appointments

The application period for the annual appointment process has closed. All applications received by the deadline will be provided to the city council for review and consideration. Applicants may be asked to participate in interviews. The city council will make official appointments. Terms for newly appointed members begin May 31.

For more information on the application and appointment process, review the rules and procedures for boards and commissions. You can also contact Maria Solano, senior management analyst, at 952.928.1417 or

Current openings 
Board/commission  Position Number of openings
 Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission  Regular member
Community technology advisory commission
Regular member  4
Environment and sustainability commission 
Regular member
Housing authority board
Regular member
Human rights commission 
Regular member
Human rights commission  Youth member   1
Parks and recreation advisory commission 
Regular member
Planning commission/board of zoning appeals
Regular member
Planning commission  Youth member   1
Police advisory commission  Regular member

Board and commission meetings

View each individual board or commission to see upcoming meeting dates. Meetings are not held on council approved holidays.

Learn more about the commissions and boards

Other opportunities to serve

Basset Creek Watershed Management Commission

The Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission works to maintain and improve the quality of surface and ground water resources of the watershed. The commission is made up of a commissioner, alternate and technical advisor from the nine member municipalities of Crystal, Golden Valley, Medicine Lake, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale and St. Louis Park. The commission meets the third Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. in Golden Valley.

Community Education Advisory Council (CEAC)

This advisory council makes recommendations on programming, budgeting and funding sources for St. Louis Park Community Education programs, which are available for people of all ages. Members of the council represent various interests in the community including the St. Louis Park School Board, city council, service organizations, parks and recreation, health providers and businesses. The council meets on the third Tuesday of every month.