County Commissioner Appointments
View and download a listing of county department directors, and appointments made by the commissioners to various committees and boards.
Commissions & Committee Vacancies & Application
Any current vacancies are listed below. Interested, qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment must fill out the committee application form at the bottom of this page. DEADLINES TO APPLY FOR OPENINGS ARE LISTED BELOW.
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Committee Vacancies:
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals interested in serving on the AIS Committee to fill four (4) upcoming vacancies. The purpose of this committee is to draft and maintain a delegation agreement and plan regarding Aquatic Invasive Species funding that has been allocated to Meeker County, to establish priorities for said funds, and to periodically review the delegation agreement and plan and make modifications as needed to be consistent with Funding. The AIS Committee generally meets once monthly on Wednesdays as needed. Members receive a per diem of $70 per meeting attended plus round-trip mileage at the current IRS business rate. Terms are for a period of three (3) years with term limits of five (5) consecutive terms. Application deadline is December 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Board of Adjustment Vacancy:
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Board of Adjustment to fill one (1) upcoming vacancy. This board is comprised of three (3) regular members and one (1) alternate member. The common function of the board is the consideration of requests for variances, but it also acts upon interpretations of zoning maps, Flood Plain boundaries, and any appeals from decisions made by zoning staff. The Board of Adjustment meets once monthly on Tuesday evenings at the Meeker County Courthouse. Members serve three (3) year terms with term limits of five (5) consecutive terms. Application deadline is December 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
MN Extension Service Committee Vacancies:
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals interested in serving on the MN Extension Service Committee to fill three (3) upcoming vacancies. Members of this committee are charged with the following responsibilities: work with regional Extension Director to identify local citizens' needs and match needs to programming; determine where there is a need for more intense local educational efforts; hire local Extension education staff and review staff work plans; provide oversight to local Extension office budget; assist in marketing Extension programs thoughout the County. The committee meets the third Tuesday of ever other month at 1 p.m. in Litchfield. Members serve three (3) years per term with a limit of two (2) full terms. Application deadline is December 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Planning Commission Board Vacancies:
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Planning Commission Board to fill three (3) upcoming vacancies. The Planning Commission is a 7-member board who are appointed by the Meeker County Board of Commissioners. Each member is appointed for a term of three (3) years with term limits allowing for five (5) consecutive terms. The Planning Commission typically meets once a month on the 3rd Tuesday at the Meeker County Courthouse. The duties of the Planning Commission include, but are not limited to, the following: cooperate with the Land Use Division Director, County Board, planning consultants and other specialists in preparing and recommending to the County Board for adoption a Comprehensive County Land Use Plan and recommendations for plan implementation in the form of official controls and other measures and amendments thereto; review any comprehensive plan or official control and any plans for public land acquisition and development sent to the County for that purpose by any local unit of government or any state or federal agency and report findings and recommendations to the County Board; initiate, review, hold public hearings and make findings and recommendations to the County Board on applications for conditional use permits, interim use permits, amendments and rezoning. Application deadline is December 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Public Health Advisory Committee Vacancy:
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Public Health Advisory Committee to fill one (1) upcoming vacancies. This committee provides advice to the planning, implementation, evaluation, and ongoing management of Public Health programs. The committee is comprised of community representatives from various community sectors including health care, education, the business community, and the community at large. Members provide information and insight to the department director on health-related issues, alternate approaches to programs and services, and monitors financial performance. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday, ever other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) at 8 a.m. in Litchfield. Members serve two (2) year terms with no term limits. Application deadline is December 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.