(Mankato, MN) – The city of Mankato is looking for a few good men…and women. Volunteers are needed for several citizen committees, covering areas like heritage preservation, planning and public safety. The committees meet monthly and make recommendations to the Mankato City Council. The length of service is three years. Applications are accepted anytime, although interested individuals are encouraged to submit applications by Monday, March 14th.
The following committees have open seats:
- City Board of Appeal and Equalization–listens to citizen concerns on valuations of their property (meet annually).
- Heritage Preservation Commission–promotes and preserves Mankato’s historic neighborhoods, including designations of significant buildings and places that are locally significant to city heritage.
- Planning Commission–evaluates proposed planning and zoning requests.
- Public Safety Advisory Committee–proactive involvement in public safety planning, hiring and promotion of a safe and livable community.
Those interested can apply online.
-John Mickelson/News Director