Current Committee Vacancies

Metropolitan Council Advisory Committee Vacancies

APPLICATION FORMS

PROCESS
Please use the link below to complete and submit your application:
Online Application Form


Should you wish to complete the application in PDF form, please email the Appointments Coordinator:
appointmentscoordinator@metc.state.mn.us 
  

QUESTIONS?
For questions about the application or selection process, please contact the Appointments Coordinator:
651.602.1806

appointmentscoordinator@metc.state.mn.us

DATA PRACTICES / PRIVACY NOTICE
The application form identifies which information is private information on applicants and which information is public.  The private information collected from you on the application form will be used by the Council to determine your qualifications as an applicant.  The “Optional Demographic Information” in Part III of the form will help ensure the Council’s application process and advisory committees are inclusive.  You are not required to provide the private information and you will not be disqualified as an applicant if you do not provide the information.  However, if you choose not to provide some or all of the private information the Council may not be able to consider your application if the position for which you are applying has certain qualification requirements.
 
If you are appointed to the position for which you are applying, some additional information about you becomes public, including:  (1) your residential address; and (2) a phone number or electronic mail address where you can be reached.
 
Council members and Council employees (or others assisting the Council with its application process) whose work assignments reasonably require them to have access to your private information will have access to private information you provide.

Livable Communities Advisory Committee

The Council is seeking to fill four openings on its Livable Communities Advisory Committee. The Livable Communities Advisory Committee (LCAC) reviews and recommends funding awards to the Council under the Livable Communities Demonstration Account and Transit-Oriented Development grant categories. This is a 15-member technical review group with broad expertise that reviews complex development and redevelopment proposals against the program's criteria for connected development patterns that link housing, jobs and services.
 
Individuals applying for these four openings should have expertise in one of the following categories: local government planning, economic, and community development (one vacancy); site design, with such expertise as architecture and/or land planning (one vacancy); or community-based representatives, with experience in community development, equitable development practices, planning, community engagement, and/or relationships with or a focus on connecting populations historically under-represented in planning and development (two vacancies).

 

How to apply

To apply, fill out the online application. (Some committees may also require applicants to answer supplemental questions.) For more information, or to submit your application through PDF, contact the Appointments Coordinator by email, U.S. mail or phone: 390 Robert St. N., St. Paul, 55101 or 651-602-1806.



Land use

One spot remains open on the Council’s Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC) , which provides advice and assistance to the Council on regional land use and comprehensive planning, and in matters of metropolitan significance as requested by the Council.

The committee has at least 16 members – including members of the community and elected officials. At least half of the members must be elected officials, and there must be a member from each Metropolitan Council district. The chair is a member of the Metropolitan Council. Members serve four-year terms.  SEE COUNCIL DISTRICT DESCRIPTIONS AND MAP.

Open seat

  • District 10 – includes in Anoka County, Blaine, Circle Pines and Lexington and in Ramsey County, Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, Roseville, Shoreview, and the Ramsey County portions of Blaine and Spring Lake Park.

How to apply

To apply, fill out the online application. (Some committees may also require applicants to answer supplemental questions.) For more information, or to submit your application through PDF, contact the Appointments Coordinator by email, U.S. mail or phone: 390 Robert St. N., St. Paul, 55101 or 651-602-1806.


Equity Advisory Committee

There is one mid-term vacancy open on the Council's Equity Advisory Committee (EAC). The Equity Advisory Committee advises the Metropolitan Council in its work to advance equity in the metropolitan region. The ultimate goal of this work is to create more equitable outcomes for the people who live and work in the region.

The vacant seat represents District H, which is comprised of Metropolitan Council Districts 15 and 16. These districts include the communities of Burnsville, Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Rosemount, Apple Valley, Castle Rock Twp. Coates, Douglas Twp., Empire Twp., Eureka Twp., Farmington, Greenvale Twp., Hampton, Hampton Twp., Hastings, Lakeville, Marshan Twp., Miesville, New Trier, Nininger Twp., Randolph, Randolph Twp., Ravenna Twp., Sciota Twp., Vermillion, Vermillion Twp., and Waterford Twp.  In Scott County, Cedar Lake Twp., Credit River Twp., Elko New Market, New Market Twp., and Spring Lake Twp.


How to apply

The Metropolitan Council will continue accepting applications until an appointment is made. The priority deadline is June 25, 2018--applications will begin to be reviewed at this time.

To apply, fill out the online application. (Some committees may also require applicants to answer supplemental questions.) For more information, or to submit your application through PDF, contact the Appointments Coordinator by email,
U.S. mail or phone: 390 Robert St. N., St. Paul, 55101 or 651-602-1806.

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning organization for the seven-county Twin Cities metro area. The Council runs the regional bus and light rail system and Northstar commuter rail, collects and treats wastewater, coordinates regional water resources, plans regional parks and administers funds that provide housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. The Council board is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the governor.