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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

Wynfred Russell

Staff liaison

LaTonia Green

Commission members

Name District representing Term ends
Akeem Adeniji City At-large April 1, 2022
Trelawny Grant East April 1, 2022
Kathryn Murphy East April 1, 2020
Nancy Omondi Central April 1, 2020
Eric Pone West April 1, 2022
Kim Riesgraf City At-large April 1, 2020
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.

Phone and email

LaTonia Green
Finance Director
Email LaTonia Green



Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Budget Advisory Commission #180

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Budget Advisory Commission #179

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Budget Advisory Commission #178
Agenda / Minutes

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