Applying for Advisory Commissions

Recruitment for Citizen Advisory Commissions takes place in the fall each year. Residents appointed to Advisory Commissions serve on a volunteer basis. The term is for three years, in most instances. There are up to two openings on the Parks and Natural Resources and Planning Commissions for 10th and 11th grade high school students who are Woodbury residents. The term length for students is one year, with the possibility of serving a second year as determined by the City Council.

All applicants will be interviewed by the City Council on Saturday, November 4, for terms beginning in January 2024. Criteria used by the City Council to evaluate candidates include personal and professional experience which may relate to the subject areas of the board or commission; knowledge of the community; knowledge of city government process; contribution to creating or maintaining a diversity of membership with respect to geographic location, gender or race; experience from similar appointments.

2024 Advisory Commission Application Materials

This year, there are openings on the following commissions:

Woodbury residents interested in serving on a commission may fill out the application or request a paper copy by calling 651-714-3500. Applications must be submitted by Friday, October 13, at 4:30 pm.

For more information, send an email to City Clerk Kim Blaeser or call 651-714-3524.

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