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Budget Advisory Commission

Members of the Brooklyn Park Budget Advisory Commission


The Budget Advisory Commission’s mission is to ensure the long-term fiscal health of the City of Brooklyn Park by providing strategic direction to the Council.

Projections and measurements are used to establish priorities that align with the city’s strategic plan, ensuring resources are invested appropriately to meet the vision and mission of the City.

Learn about the budget process

Roles and duties

The Budget Advisory Commission is for you if you like numbers and like to analyze things. Here is what you do:

  • Review all budgets of the City and long range plans and recommend solutions during challenging years
  • Review results of city surveys, goals
  • Help the City Council prioritize city services when Brooklyn Park stakeholders have competing demands
  • Review historical and future trends of city revenues and expenditures
  • Help assess if the city leadership is efficiently managing and allocating the community's resources

Apply to become a commissioner

Applications are always welcome! Applications are kept on file for one year. As openings occur, applicants are notified of openings and invited to participate in the commission interview process.

Fill out an application


Three years


Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Does not meet in July and December.

Time commitment (approximate)

Four to six hours per month

Council liaison

Jeffrey Lunde

Staff liaison

LaTonia Green

Commission members

Name District representing Term ends
Kathryn Murphy East April 1, 2020
Nancy Omondi City at-large April 1, 2020
Mark Paynter City at-large April 1, 2019
Eric Pone West April 1, 2019
Tanya Simons Central April 1, 2020
Sandra Stearn East April 1, 2019
Mena Xiong Vue West April 1, 2021
Teshite Wako Central April 1, 2021
Hollies Winston City at-large April 1, 2021


Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday hours

We are closed Monday and Tuesday, December 24 and 25 and Tuesday, January 1.

Phone and email

LaTonia Green
Finance Director
Email LaTonia Green



Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Budget Advisory Commission #170

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Budget Advisory Commission #169
Agenda / Minutes

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Budget Advisory Commission #168
Agenda / Minutes

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