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Community Long-range Improvement Commission

This commission studies long-term trends and makes recommendations to the City Council on improvements to Brooklyn Park’s future.


Issues CLIC studies range from promoting business development, making transit connections, using of social media and mobile technology and partnering with groups in the community. The Community Long-range Improvement Commission also reviews the city’s infrastructure planning (streets, sewers, and public buildings) where public funds will be involved.

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Commission members

Name District representing Term ends
Campbell, Nicholas East April 1, 2025
Cephas, Gardoe West April 1, 2025
Chittester, Patrick City At-large April 1, 2025
Cochran, Tekoa West April 1, 2023
Gbeizon-Bornor, Etta City At-large April 1, 2024
Hoogheem, Mary Central April 1, 2024
Johnson, Cindy East April 1, 2024
Marbut, Shelley Central April 1, 2023
McClusky, Whitney City At-large April 1, 2023
McKenzie, Edna West April 1, 2024
Meuers, Amy City At-large April 1, 2025
Ojo, Beauty City At-large April 1, 2024
Onyejekwe, Umebe Central April 1, 2025
Reeves, Brenda East April 1, 2023
Swanson, Benjamin City At-large April 1, 2023

To get contact information on a Commissioner, please email the staff liaison below.

Council liaison

Christian Eriksen

Staff liaison

Jesse Struve >

Roles and duties

The Community Long-range Improvement Commission studies city departments, initiatives and processes to see if anything can be improved. This committee works with all the departments. It’s perfect to get an overview of what the City does for its residents and business owners:

  • Make recommendations to the City Council if there are improvements that should be made to better meet the needs of the community
  • When improvements are brought to the table, help the City Council determine which improvements are done first.

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.


Three years


Meets on the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Time commitment (approximate)

Two to three hours per month