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Charter Commission Application


Commissioners must lawfully reside in the City of Brooklyn Park. Charter Commission members must be U.S. qualified voters. 

Deadline to apply 

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

Selection process 

Charter Commissioners are appointed by the chief judge of the Hennepin County District Court. 

Data privacy notice 

Your name, city of residence, current volunteer position, education and training, volunteer work, awards and honors, and prior government service is public data under the Minnesota Data Practices Act. It is available to anyone who requests this information. The other information that is being requested in the application is not public. Your address and the phone number that you designate to be published in a public directory will become public if you are appointed to the commission. The information being requested on the application is not required, but the City Council will not be able to make an informed decision about whether or not you are the best candidate to appoint without this information. 

Accommodations and assistance 

Upon request, we can provide accommodations and assistance to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in the City of Brooklyn Park application processes, services, programs and activities. Contact Brooklyn Park Community Engagement staff at 763-493-8388 or 763-315-8466.


If you have questions on the commissions or filling out the application, please call us at 763-493-8001 or 763-493-8180. 


Apply for the Charter Commission by either filling out a paper application or by using the web form below.

Charter Commission Application

Apply to be on the Charter Commission here.
  • This phone number will be published in a public directory.
  • What education do you have?
  • Please explain your work history.
  • Authorization

    By submitting this application, you declare to the best of your knowledge that the information in this application is accurate and true. You authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for appointment as may be necessary to arrive at an appointment decision. You consent to the release, disclosure, and dissemination by the city of the submitted phone number to the general public.