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.
Board of Adjustment: The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking persons interested in serving on the Board of Adjustment to fill two upcoming vacancies. The Board of Adjustment consists of three regular board members and one alternate member who are appointed by the Meeker County Board of Commissioners. The term of each member is for a period of three years and each member may be appointed for a total maximum of five consecutive three-year terms. The most common and best-known function of the Board of Adjustment is the consideration of requests for variances. However, it also acts upon interpretations of zoning maps, interpretations of Flood Plain boundaries, and any appeals from decisions made by zoning staff. The Board of Adjustment meets as needed, generally on a Tuesday evening at the Meeker County Courthouse. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4 PM.
MN Extension Service Committee: The MN Extension Service Committee has two upcoming vacancies to fill. Members of this committee are charged with the following responsibilities: work with regional Extension director to identify local citizens' needs and match need 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 throughout the County. The committee meets the third Tuesday of every other month at 1 PM in Litchfield. Members serve three-year terms, with limits of two full terms. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4 PM.
Planning Commission: The Meeker County Board of Commissioners is seeking persons interested in serving on the Planning Commission to fill three upcoming vacancies. The Planning Commission is a 7-member board who are appointed by the Meeker County Board of Commissioners. The term of each member is for a period of three years and each member may be appointed for a total maximum of five consecutive three-year terms. The Planning Commission typically meets once a month on the 3rd Tuesday of every month 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. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4 PM.
Public Health Advisory Board: There are three upcoming vacancies on the Public Health Advisory Board. This board 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, every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov) at 8 AM in Litchfield. Members serve two-year terms with no term limits. Deadline for applications is Friday, December 6, 2019 at 4 PM.