Current Committee Vacancies

Metropolitan Council Advisory Committee Vacancies

APPLICATION FORMS

Please fill out BOTH the Application for Appointment and the Supplemental form for the board or committee you are applying for.

 -  LUAC Application & Supplement (pdf)
 -  EAC Application & Supplement (pdf)
 
PROCESS
Please send your completed application form(s) to Zoe  via

  -  Email:  appointmentscoordinator@metc.state.mn.us or
  -  U.S. mail: Zoe Mullendore , 390 Robert Street North, St. Paul, MN 55101


QUESTIONS?
Please contact Zoe Mullendore, 651.602.1377.

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.

Land use

Two spots are 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 seats

  • District 3 – includes the city of Chanhassen in Carver County and the Hennepin County cities Chanhassen, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Excelsior, Greenwood, Long Lake, Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Orono, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay, Wayzata and Woodland. This appointment will fill the remainder of the term for this seat –until January 2019.

  • District 4 - includes Benton Twp., Camden Twp., Carver, Chaska, Cologne, Dahlgren Twp., Hamburg, Hancock Twp., Hollywood Twp., Laketown Twp., Mayer, New Germany, Norwood Young America, San Francisco Twp., Victoria, Waconia, Waconia Twp., Watertown, Watertown Twp., and Young America Twp. This appointment will fill the remainder of the term for this seat – until January 2019.

How to apply

To apply, download the LUAC Application & Supplement (pdf). (Some committees may also require applicants to answer supplemental questions.) For more information, or to submit your application, 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

Two spots are open on the Council’s Equity Advisory Committee, which advises the Metropolitan Council in its work to advance equity in the metropolitan region. In forming the Equity Advisory Committee (EAC) in October 2015, the Metropolitan Council affirmed its commitment in Thrive MSP 2040 to ensure that residents and communities are full partners in making the decisions that affect them.
 
The committee has 21 members – including members of the community and the Metropolitan Council. There are eight district representatives and nine at-large members. The co-chairs include one member of the Metropolitan Council and one community representative. Members serve four-year terms. See Council District Descriptions and Map (pdf).

Open seats

  • District H – the southern three-quarters of Dakota County and southeastern Scott County (Council Districts 15 and 16), to fill out the remainder of the term which expires in January 2020.
  • One at-large member, to fill out the remainder of the term, which expires in January 2018.
To apply, download the EAC Application & Supplement (pdf). (Some committees may also require applicants to answer supplemental questions.) For more information, or to submit your application, 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.