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Independent Bodies

Charter Commission

The Charter Commission maintains the home rule charter for the people of the City of Minneapolis.

Members

The Charter Commission has 15 members appointed by the Chief Judge of the Hennepin County District Court. All Commissioners must be qualified voters of the City, and are appointed to four-year terms.

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Seat # Name Term End Ward
1 Mariam DeMello Dec. 31, 2023 8
2 Lolita Davis Carter June 9, 2025 5
3 Jana Metge Dec. 31, 2023 9
4 Paul Hill Dec. 31, 2025 13
5 Andrea Rubenstein (Vice-Chair) Dec. 31, 2023 13
6 Jan Sandberg Dec. 31, 2025 7
7 Julie Doherty Dec. 31, 2023 12
8 Sherri Boone Dec. 31, 2025 11
9 Barry Clegg Dec. 31, 2024 3
10 Jill Garcia (Secretary) Dec. 31, 2025 8
11 Christopher Smith Dec. 31, 2023 3
12 Diana Hawkins Jan. 31, 2025 4
13 Matt Perry Dec. 31, 2024 13
14 Andrew Kozak Dec. 31, 2025 12
15 Peter Ginder (Chair) Dec. 31, 2023 11
Meeting Schedule: In January and at least three other times per year; generally meets on the first Wednesday of the month
Legislative Details
Contact Information
Department:
City Clerk
Phone:
(612) 673-2216
Subcommittees
Subcommittee Role Meetings Calendar
Charter Commission Amendment Review Committee Responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and making recommendations on proposed charter amendments submitted by citizens or by petition. View Agendas & Minutes View Meeting Calendar
Charter Commission Government Structure Work Group A working group of the Charter Commission established to review, evaluate, and report back on options to improve City structure regarding the Charter-defined relationship between City Council, the Mayor, and City staff. View Agendas & Minutes View Meeting Calendar