Get Involved With Bloomington Boards, Commissions

City_of_Bloomington_Logo_JPG.jpgApply for Bloomington Charter Commission by July 9. The Chief Judge of Hennepin County is accepting applications to fill a vacancy of an unexpired term on the Bloomington Charter Commission. Applications will be accepted through 4 p.m. on July 9, 2021. Applications may be obtained by calling Bloomington Civic Plaza at 952-563-8782 or you may apply online at

The Charter Commission is charged with studying issues and making recommendations relating to the city’s governing charter. The commission meets annually on the first Thursday evening in May and additionally as needed, if directed by the Bloomington City Council to study a particular issue.

Other opportunities for Bloomington Community Governance involvement: 

Help shape a new Board & Commission policy – The City is developing a board and commission policy to create fair and consistent guidelines for the recruitment and appointment of new members, and to ensure transparency for the public. We are seeking feedback about leadership in Bloomington to help develop desired characteristics for board and commission members that reflect the voice of the community. Please share your ideas at or reach out to Emily Larson at [email protected].

Apply to participate in the Bloomington Leadership Program – Are you interested in developing leadership skills to better your community? The City of Bloomington is now accepting applications for the 2021 Bloomington Leadership Program. The deadline is July 31.CLICK HERE to read our June article on the SD49 website.