Contact Information

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Community Outreach and Engagement Division


Advisory boards and commissions


The City of Bloomington is currently accepting applications for the following boards and commissions (3-year terms):

  • Advisory Board of Health
  • Creative Placemaking Commission
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Local Board of Review 
  • Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission
  • Sustainability Commission

Bloomington residents only. Virtual interviews are scheduled on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Terms will begin March 1, 2023.

Apply online

The application deadline is Friday, December 23 at 11:59 p.m. No late applications will be accepted. Submit an optional resume to

For more information contact

Advisory boards and commissions provide for community participation in issues concerning the City and its residents. The City Council values the comments and recommendations from the various advisory boards and commissions. 

Each board and commission has different roles and responsibilities. Terms of service, size, and qualifications may vary. Look for notifications of open positions on this page, or inquire with the Community Outreach and Engagement Division to find out when applications will be accepted for positions you're interested in.

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Meetings and minutes

The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs, or activities. Upon request, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in all City of Bloomington services, programs and activities. Upon request, this information can be available in Braille, large print, audio tape and/or electronic format by contacting Community Outreach and Engagement at 952-563-8733.

Board and commission comparison
Board or commission Term length Term start Term limit # of adult
# of youth
Advisory Board of Health 3 years Mar 1 2 terms 7 0
Charter Commission 4 years Various No 15 0
Creative Placemaking Commission 3 years Mar 1 2 terms 9 0
Housing and Redevelopment Authority 5 years Jan 1 No 5 0
Human Rights Commission 3 years Mar 1 2 terms 7 2
Local Board of Appeal and Equalization 3 years July 1 No 5 0
Merit Board 3 years Jan 1 No 3 0
Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission 3 years Mar 1 2 terms 6 1
Planning Commission 3 years July 1 2 terms 7 0
Port Authority 6 years Jan 1 No 0
Sustainability Commission 3 years Mar 1 2 terms 9 2