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Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission

The Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission advised the Mayor, City Council, and the Neighborhood and Community Relations department on improvements to the City's community engagement process, ways to increase diversity on City boards and commissions, and provided input regarding neighborhood and community organization funding programs.

Established Date:
Sep 26, 2008
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
16
Positions Occupied:
14
Vacant Positions:
2
Membership Description:

The Commission had 16 members:

  • 7 members appointed using the City's open appointments process and a public hearing; 5 appointed by the City Council and 2 appointed by the Mayor.
  • 8 members selected through a process defined by the officially recognized neighborhood organizations.
  • 1 member appointed by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.
Term Limit:
3
Term Limit Note:
Members could serve up to 3 two-year terms.
Residency Requirement:
Yes, members must be residents of the City of Minneapolis who do not hold a current election certificate.
Compensation:
None (reimbursement for parking during meetings, childcare may be provided).
Selection Procedure:

Eight of the 16 NCEC commissioners were appointed through the open appointments process and eight members were elected by Minneapolis neighborhood organizations.

Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 John Benda Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Council
2 Henry Gowin Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Council
3 Vacant Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Council
4 Maleta (Queen) Kimmons Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Council
5 Laura Nudell Lee Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Council
6 Mary Dedeaux-Swinton Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Mayor
7 Devin Wise Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Mayor
8 Vacant Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Other Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board Appointment
9 Jeffrey L Strand Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
10 Paul Junek Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
11 Candace Miller-Lopez Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
12 Marcus Mills Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
13 Lolita Davis Carter Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
14 Michael Malone Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
15 Christy Caez Claudio Apply Now Jul 1, 2019 Jun 30, 2021 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
16 Marcea Mariani Apply Now Jul 1, 2018 Jun 30, 2020 Other Neighborhood Organization Elected
Meeting Details
Meeting Schedule:
No further meetings scheduled
Location:
Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room
Address:
300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Resolution 2011R-668
By Laws:
This link open a new window Neighborhood and Community Engagement Commission Bylaws
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Dec 16, 2011
Additional Information
This board is inactive as of January 1, 2021.
Contact Information
Department:
Neighborhood & Community Relations
Phone:
{{'6126732052' | telePhone}}