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.
The application period for the annual appointment process is now closed. All applications received by the deadline, Feb. 28, were provided to the city council for review and consideration. The city council made official appointments at their regular meeting on May 20, 2019. Terms for newly appointed board/commission members begin on May 31.
For details regarding the application and appointment process, review the rules and procedures for boards and commissions or contact Maria Carrillo Perez, management assistant, at 952.928.1417 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The city is currently accepting applications for youth commissioners. Applications must be submitted by Aug. 1, 2019 for council review and consideration. Terms for the new youth commissioners begin Sept. 1.
|Environment and sustainability commission||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019|
|Human rights commission (2)||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019
|Parks and recreation advisory commission||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019
|Planning commission||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019
|Police advisory commission||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019
|Telecommunications advisory commission||Youth member||Aug. 1, 2019
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
- Board of zoning appeals
- Charter commission
- Environment & sustainability commission
- Fire civil service commission
- Housing authority board
- Human rights commission
- Parks & recreation advisory commission
- Planning commission
- Police advisory commission
- Telecommunications advisory commission
Other opportunities to serve
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.