Boards & Commissions

Board and Commission members are appointed by the City Council. Members volunteer their time to provide advisory services to the City. Some groups also have duties defined in state law.

Please complete the Application for Service on a Board or Commission (PDF), print it, and return it to Faribault City Hall.

Current Openings
Openings are advertised via the website and local media. Contact the City of Faribault Administration Department for further information at 507-333-0353.
  1. Airport Advisory Board

    The Board advises the City Council and City Administrator regarding the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the municipal airport, and general aviation activities affecting the community.

  2. Airport Zoning Board

    The Board advises the City Council and staff regarding zoning issues surrounding the airport.

  3. Charitable Gambling Advisory Board

    The Board is made up of representatives of the holders of gambling licenses.

  4. Charter Commission

    Find out who serves on the Charter Commission.

  5. Children's Fund Board

    The Board advises the City Council and staff regarding the Aquatic Center Scholarship fund monies.

  6. City Council

    The City of Faribault operates under the "Council-Administrator Plan."

  7. Civil Service Commission

    The Commission is authorized by State law and deals with hiring and promotion issues for Police and Fire personnel.

  8. Economic Development Authority

    The Economic Development Authority has authority to take action on economic development programs for business and industry.

  9. Heritage Preservation Commission

    As provided in state law, the Faribault Housing and Redevelopment Authority handles a variety of housing programs.

  10. Housing & Redevelopment Authority

    As provided in state law, the Faribault Housing and Redevelopment Authority handles a variety of housing programs.

  11. Ice Arena Board

    The Ice Arena Board makes decisions regarding the Ice Arena maintenance and operation, which is jointly owned by the City of Faribault and Faribault School District.

  12. Library Advisory Board

    The Board advises the City Council and staff regarding the maintenance, operations, and policies of Buckham Memorial Library.

  13. Mill Towns Trail Board

    The Mill Towns Trail Board makes decisions regarding the Mill Towns Trail, which will connect Faribault and Northfield to the Sakatah State Trail.

  14. Park & Recreation Advisory Board

    This Board advises the City Council and staff regarding park development and recreation program opportunities.

  15. Peter Smith Advisory Board

    The Board advises staff regarding expenditures from the Peter Smith Trust Fund for youth recreation programs.

  16. Planning Commission

    The commission hears requests and provides recommendations to the City Council regarding land use, planning, and zoning issues.

  17. Soccer Board

    The Soccer Board makes decisions regarding the Soccer Complex maintenance and operation, which is jointly owned by the City of Faribault and Faribault School District

  18. Tommy Allen Youth Endowment Fund

    The Board advises City Council and staff regarding the Fund.

  19. Tourism Commission

    Discover who sits on the City of Faribault Tourism Commission.

  20. Tree Board

    The Tree Board advises the Parks and Recreation Board on issues related to trees in the city parks.