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 A 

Staff Contacts:  
  • Arne Stefferud (651.602.1360)
  • 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)
  • Tony Yarusso, Shoreview - Dist. E (9 & 10)
  • Sarah Hietpas, Lake Elmo - Dist. F (11 & 12)
  • Carrie Wasley, Saint Paul - Dist. G (13 & 14)
  • Barbara Schmidt, Eagan - 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
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