Rosemount residents can help set the direction of their community by applying to serve on City Commissions.The Council is looking to fill seven openings on Commissions that advise the Council. Current Commission openings for 2018 include:
Residents interested in serving on a Commission may pick up an application at City Hall. Application forms are also available on the City’s website at www.ci.rosemount.mn.us/commissionapp. Applications are due by February 24, 2018.
The City Council will interview prospective Commissioners in March. Commission terms begin April 1, 2018. Commissioners receive a $35 stipend for each regular meeting they attend. Regular meeting dates of the month are as follows.
Planning Commission: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Commission: 4th Monday, 7 p.m.
Port Authority: 3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Utility Commission: 3rd Monday, 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact the City Clerk at (651) 322-2003 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Planning Commission is composed of seven members. It is required by state law to prepare or amend a Comprehensive Plan for the City. It also prepares or amends the ordinances on zoning and subdivision regulation, and it reviews and acts on all development proposals in the City under the authority and procedures set forth in the zoning and subdivision regulations. The Commission must also review the ten-year capital improvement program for compliance with adopted plans and submit its recommendations to the City Council.
The Parks and Recreation Commission recommends policies and actions to create and operate Rosemount’s park system and recreational programs. Duties of its five members include advising the City Council in the acquisition, operation, and maintenance of parks, playgrounds, and other public lands and making recommendations regarding the City recreation system. Commissioners also investigate needs of the park system.
The Utility Commission supervises staff to operate Rosemount’s publicly owned water, sanitary sewer, and storm water utilities. Duties of its three members include reviewing utility budgets and expenditures, and reviewing user fees and charges annually or more often if necessary.
The Rosemount Port Authority was created by the City to carry out economic and redevelopment projects intended to create new job opportunities and increase the tax base in Rosemount.