Board and Commission Openings

Board and Commission Openings
Posted on 08/02/2021

Insights and recommendations from several advisory boards and commissions help bring a communitywide perspective to New Hope policy discussions. Advisory and board members serve the community as volunteers. The New Hope Planning Commission and West Metro Fire-Rescue District Board of Directors are currently accepting applications to fill vacancies.

New Hope Planning Commission
The New Hope Planning Commission is accepting applications to fill one commissioner role. The New Hope Planning Commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms. The commission makes recommendations to the New Hope City Council on matters affecting zoning, platting, residential, commercial and industrial expansions and redevelopment, and public improvements.

West Metro Fire-Rescue District Board of Directors
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.

Submit Completed Applications by Aug. 8
Applications for both vacancies may be found online at newhopemn.gov/boardsandcommissions and will be accepted through Aug. 8. For more information about the New Hope Planning Commission, contact New Hope City Clerk Valerie Leone at vleone@newhopemn.gov or 763.531.5117. For more information about the WMFRD Board of Directors, contact Crystal City Manager and WMFRD Board Secretary Anne Norris at anne.norris@crystalmn.gov or 763.531.1140.