The City of Lake Elmo is Accepting Applications for Multiple Commissions and Committees
The City of Lake Elmo is experiencing an exciting time of community growth. The city is fortunate to have active and involved residents on its commissions providing valuable input for future projects and growth. The city’s number one value statement is to foster an environment based on trust and ethics. These philosophies and practices help the city in recruiting and retaining exceptional community servants in this capacity.
Accepting Applications for Commissioners on the following Commissions/Committees:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE
The City of Lake Elmo is currently accepting applications to serve on the Planning Commission, Parks Commission, Economic Development Authority and Capital Improvement Committee beginning in 2022. Commissioners typically serve a three year term.
The Planning Commission advises the City Council regarding matters relevant to city planning and zoning practices, initiatives, applications, city code and the comprehensive plan.
The Parks Commission advises the City Council on matters relevant to the city’s parks and trail systems.
The Economic Development Authority (EDA) advises the Council on economic development matters including business retention, expansion and recruitment.
The Capital Improvement Committee serves to aid the City Council and staff in the development of the annual Capital Improvement Plan; a plan for the City's infrastructure (such as streets, parks and utility systems), vehicles, equipment and public buildings. The plan includes estimated cost, the need for each improvement, funding source and the financial impact that the improvement will have on the City. Terms will be staggered for the inaugural year. Opportunities to commit to 1, 2 or 3 year terms are available.
The city is currently seeking volunteers who have an interest in providing service and representing the community on the above commissions and committee. For more information about the commissions and committees, visit www.lakeelmo.org and click on Commissions and Committees under the Government heading.
If you are interested in serving the community in this capacity, please contact City Hall at 651.747.3900 for an application form. Applications are also available on our website at www.lakeelmo.org. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. First review of those received by Friday, December 10, 2021. Thank you for your interest in the City of Lake Elmo.
PLEASE CONTACT CITY ADMINISTRATOR KRISTINA HANDT AT 651.747.3905 OR KHANDT@LAKEELMO.ORG WITH ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE ON ONE OF THE CITY’S COMMISSIONS OR BOARDS.