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).

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Serve on a Burnsville Advisory Commission

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Apply for 2022 Commission Appointments  

Current Opportunities

CommissionVacanciesTerm Length
Economic Development2 Regular3 years
Parks & Natural Resources2 Regular
1 Alternate
2 Youth
3 years
1 year
1 year
Planning2 Regular3 years


Application deadline is Friday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. for current opportunities.  Interviews with the City Council will be held the evening of Tuesday, May 24.

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 .