Advisory Commissions

Burnsville Advisory Commissions

Advisory commissions advise the City Council on policy issues. All meetings are open to the public. Agendas are posted in the City Hall lobby and on the City website (see links below).

More information:

Serve on a Burnsville Advisory Commission

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Commission Application for the Black Dog Watershed Management Organization. 

2023 Opportunities

CommissionVacanciesTerm Length
Economic Development4 Regular3 years
Parks & Natural Resources3 Regular
2 Youth
3 years
1 year
Planning1 Regular
1 Alternate
3 years
3 years
Code Review Task Force4 RegularUntil project is completed
Black Dog Watershed Management Organization3 Regular
1 Alternate
3 years
(begins in Nov.) 

Icon of triangle with exclamation pointThe application deadline for the Black Dog Watershed Management Organization is Monday, October 9. The City Council will interview applicants in late-October. (The other commissions are full for this year.)

The Burnsville City Council accepts applications from persons interested in serving as a member of an advisory commission. Commissions are responsible for researching, reviewing and making recommendations on related issues.

Opportunities are typically available on the Economic Development Commission, Parks and Natural Resources Commission and Planning Commission. High school students are also invited to serve on the Parks and Natural Resources Commission.   

All terms begin on July 1 each year, and are open to Burnsville residents ages 18 and older (except for Youth Representatives on PNRC). Some memberships are open to people who work or own property in the City. The City Council conducts interviews in May. 

For more information contact Macheal Collins in the City Clerk’s Office at 952-895-4490 .