Applications Open for Bloomington City Council, Commissions


The Bloomington City Council filed notice  that they will fill an at-large seat in January after Councilmember Nathan Coulter resigns Jan. 2 to serve as the House District 51B representative at the Minnesota House of Representatives.

The council will appoint Coulter’s replacement until the November 2023 election. The winner of a special election next fall will complete the remainder of the four-year term, which expires Jan. 5, 2026.

Bloomington residents interested in appointment to the council may submit a cover letter, resume and application form, available online. The submission deadline is 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22. The council will conduct interviews after reviewing applications, with an expected appointment in late January.

Information is available online at

The Bloomington Sun Current also posted a noticethat several seats will be available on the Bloomington advisory boards and commissions in 2023.

Seats on the city’s Advisory Board of Health, Creative Placemaking Commission, Human Rights Commission, Local Board of Review, Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission and Sustainability Commission will be available in March.

The application deadline for the seats is Dec. 23. Virtual candidate interviews will be held Jan. 21 for terms that begin March 1.

Applications are available online at  For more information, call 952-563-8733.