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City of Faribault is currently seeking applicants for the following volunteer
positions on Boards and Commissions. Applications should be submitted to the City Administrator’s office. Appointments will be made by the Mayor and City Council.
Airport Advisory Board 3-year term. Advises City Council and City Administrator on the construction, improvement, maintenance and operation of the municipal airport, and general aviation activities affecting the community. Meets third Wednesday of each month at 7 a.m.
Charter Commission 4-year term. Responsible for reviewing and revising the City Charter to ensure that it meets all applicable State and Federal laws and meets the needs of the citizens. Appointments made by District Chief Judge.
Civil Service Commission 3-year term. The Commission is authorized by State law and deals with hiring and promotion issues for Police and Fire personnel.
Economic Development Authority 5 year term or 6- year term. The EDA has authority to take action on economic development programs for business and industry. The EDA manages tax increment financing districts and varieties of grant and loan programs. Its powers are defined by state law.
Heritage Preservation Commission 3-year term. The Commission advises City Council and staff
on issues related to the preservation of the community's cultural, historical
and architectural heritage. The Commission is actively involved in a variety of
educational efforts which highlight Faribault's past.
Housing and Redevelopment Authority – 5-year term. Per State law, the HRA manages a variety of housing programs and public housing units, apartments, and senior housing. Meets
the second Monday of each month at 6:00 pm.
Library Advisory Board – 3-year term. The Board advises the Council and City Administrator regarding the maintenance and operation of the municipal library. Meets 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00p.m.
Park and Recreation Board – Student
1-year term. The Board advises the City Council and staff on park land
development and recreation programs. Meets fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Park and Recreation Board 3-year term. The Board
advises the City Council and staff on park land development and recreation
programs. Meets fourth Wednesday of each
month at 7:00 p.m.
Planning Commission 3-year term. The Commission advises the City Council on land use related issues such as subdivisions, development plans, variances, conditional use permits, rezoning, ordinances and the City’s long term plans for growth and development. Meets the first and third Mondays of the
month at 7:00 pm at City Hall.
Tourism Commission 3-year term. Advises City Council and staff on the tourism issues.
Application forms are available at the
Faribault City Hall, 2nd floor, 208 1st Avenue NW, or click on the APPLICATION link below.
For more information, contact Heather Slechta, Assistant to the City
Administrator at (507)333-0353 or City Hall at (507) 334-2222.