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 10 regional park implementing agencies (counties, cities and special park districts).

MPOSC members

  • Tony Yarusso, Mahtomedi - Chair, At-Large Representative
  • Rick Theisen, Maple Grove - Dist. A (Met Council Districts 1 & 2)
  • Robert Moeller, Chaska - Dist. B (3 & 4)
  • Margie Andreason, St. Louis Park - Dist. C (5 & 6)
  • Catherine Fleming, Minneapolis - Dist. D (7 & 8)
  • Jeremy Peichel, Roseville - Dist. E (9 & 10)
  • Cecily Harris, Marine on St. Croix - Dist. F (11 & 12)
  • Anthony Taylor, St. Paul - Dist. G (13 & 14)
  • Todd Kemery, Lakeville - Dist. H (15 & 16)

MPOSC districts

MPOSC districts map (PDF)

Staff contacts

  • Emmett Mullin (651.602.1360)
  • Sandi Dingle, Recording Secretary (651.602.1312)

Meeting minutes

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

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Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
5/2/2019 Agenda Minutes
4/4/2019 Agenda Minutes
3/5/2019 Agenda Minutes
2/11/2019 Agenda Minutes
2/5/2019 Agenda  
1/3/2019 Agenda Minutes
12/4/2018 Agenda Minutes
11/8/2018 Agenda Minutes
10/1/2018 Agenda  
10/1/2018 Agenda Minutes
9/4/2018 Agenda Minutes
8/7/2018 Agenda Minutes
7/12/2018 Agenda Minutes
6/5/2018 Agenda Minutes
5/1/2018 Agenda Minutes
4/10/2018 Agenda Minutes
3/6/2018 Agenda Minutes
2/6/2018 Agenda Minutes
1/2/2018 Agenda Minutes
12/5/2017 Agenda  
Meeting Schedule

    MPOSC meets the first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m.

    Metropolitan Council
    Room 1A
    390 Robert St N
    Saint Paul, MN 55101

Committee Openings

    There are no open seats on MPOSC at this time.