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Northside Green Zone Task Force

The Northside Green Zone addresses the environmental justice overburden in North and Northeast Minneapolis and designs and implements a plan of action to improve environmental and population health, and social, economic and environmental justice. The Northern Green Zone includes the Northside neighborhoods of Hawthorne, McKinley, and Near-North, and the western portions of the NE neighborhoods of Marshall Terrace, Sheridan, Bottineau, and St Anthony West.

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Established Date:
Sep 29, 2018
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
19
Positions Occupied:
16
Vacant Positions:
3
Membership Description:

The Taskforce is made up of members who live, work, worship, or play within the Northside Green Zone and have an interest in the Northside Green Zone goals. 

  1. Nine seats are filled by Northside and Northeast community members  with one of the following experiences: interest in environmental justice, expertise in climate resiliency, impacted by cumulative pollution, expertise in green manufacturing or environmentally friendly business practices, or expertise in education/youth oriented work. 
  2. Six seats are filled by community members who are active members of the Environmental Justice Coordinating Council.
  3. Four seats are filled by non-voting representatives from City departments that work in impact areas related to the Northside Green zone goals.
Term Limit:
2
Residency Requirement:
No requirement, but preference will be given to residents and community members who work, worship, and/or play within the Northside Green Zone.
Compensation:
N/A
Selection Procedure:

Members are selected by a committee of City staff and representatives from the Environmental Justice Coordinating Council.

Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Akia Vang Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
2 Audua Pugh Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
3 Terinda Love Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
4 Joanne Goddard Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
5 Georgianna Yantos Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
6 Roxxanne O'Brien Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
7 Lars Morris Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
8 Michelle Shaw Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
9 Andrew Larson Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting community member
10 Jayda Pounds Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
11 Michael Chaney Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
12 Leslee Jackson Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
13 Hillary Thomas Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
14 Vacant Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
15 Vacant Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Voting EJCC member
16 Vacant Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 City Coordinator Non-voting City of Minneapolis representative
17 Jasna Hadzic-Stanek Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Non-voting City of Minneapolis representative
18 Anthony Taylor Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Non-voting City of Minneapolis representative
19 Markeeta Keyes Jan 1, 2023 Dec 31, 2024 City Coordinator Non-voting City of Minneapolis representative
Meeting Schedule:
Second Wednesday of the month from 5:30 - 7:30
Location:
TBD, varies by meeting
Address:
Minneapolis, MN
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
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Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Mar 9, 2019
Contact Information
Department:
Health
Phone:
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