Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission


The Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission (MPOSC) helps the Council develop a long-range plan and an acquisition and development program that includes funding priorities for regional parks. MPOSC works in coordination with ten regional park implementing agencies (counties, cities and special park districts),

MPOSC meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. in Lower Level Room A at the Council's Regional Administration building, 390 North Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN.


Staff Contacts:  
  • Jan Youngquist (651.602.1029)
  • Sandi Dingle, Recording Secretary (651.602.1312)

MPOSC members and the districts they represent

  • Dean Johnston, Lake Elmo - Chair
  • Rick Theisen, Maple Grove - Dist. A (1 & 2)
  • Robert Moeller, Chaska -  Dist. B (3 & 4)
  • William Weber, St. Louis Park - Dist. C (5 & 6)
  • Anthony Taylor, Minneapolis - Dist. D (7 & 8)
  • Michael Kopp, Ham Lake - Dist. E (9 & 10)
  • Sarah Hietpas, Lake Elmo - Dist. F (11 & 12)
  • Rachel Gillespie, Saint Paul - Dist. G (13 & 14)
  • Todd Kemery - Dist. H (15 & 16)

See a map of MPOSC districts (pdf).

Note: Minutes are not final until approved at the following meeting.

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
8/4/2015 Agenda Minutes
7/7/2015 Agenda Minutes
6/2/2015 Agenda Minutes
5/5/2015 Agenda Minutes
4/7/2015 Agenda Minutes
3/3/2015 Agenda Minutes
2/3/2015 Agenda Minutes
1/6/2015 Agenda Minutes
12/2/2014 Agenda Minutes
10/7/2014 Agenda Minutes
9/2/2014 Agenda Minutes
8/5/2014 Agenda Minutes
7/1/2014 Agenda Minutes
6/3/2014 Agenda Minutes
5/20/2014 Agenda Minutes
5/6/2014 Agenda Minutes
4/22/2014 Agenda Minutes
4/7/2014 Agenda Minutes
3/11/2014 Agenda Minutes
2/4/2014 Agenda Minutes
1/7/2014 Agenda Minutes
12/3/2013 Agenda Minutes
11/12/2013 Agenda Minutes
10/1/2013 Agenda Minutes
9/3/2013 Agenda Minutes
8/6/2013 Agenda Minutes
7/9/2013 Agenda Minutes
6/4/2013 Agenda Minutes
5/7/2013 Agenda Minutes
4/30/2013 Agenda Minutes
3/12/2013 Agenda Minutes
2/5/2013 Agenda Minutes
1/8/2013 Agenda Minutes
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