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  • Phone: 763-531-5117

Insight and recommendations from several advisory boards and commissions help to bring a community-wide perspective to New Hope policy discussions.

Each of New Hope’s four standing advisory groups focus on a different range of issues. Local residents and business people are appointed by the City Council and meet regularly to discuss issues of local importance and make recommendations to the Council. Advisory commission members serve the community as volunteers.

Standing advisory commissions are:

Current Openings

City Commissions

The city of New Hope is accepting applications for openings on the Human Rights Commission, Citizen Advisory Commission and Personnel Board. Applicants must be New Hope residents or members of the business community. Meetings are usually held one night per month. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31. Commission descriptions and applications are available are on-line or by calling 763-531-5117. Appointments will be made by the City Council following applicant interviews.

West Metro Fire Relief Association

The West Metro Fire-Rescue District (WMFRD) Board of Directors is seeking one Crystal or New Hope resident with financial management background to serve as a trustee on the West Metro Firefighters Relief Association. Appointments are one year. Firefighters and elected officials are excluded. The West Metro Fire-Rescue District provides fire services to the cities of Crystal and New Hope through response, prevention and education. The West Metro Fire Relief Association oversees its membership’s monthly benefit service pension and is managed by a board of nine trustees. For more information, or to volunteer as a trustee, contact Crystal City Manager and WMFRD Board Secretary Anne Norris at, 763-531-1140.