CURRENT VACANCIES

Chisago County is seeking interested citizens for appointment to the following committees:

Board of Adjustment

There are no openings at this time.

Citizen Review Panel (on-going)

Recruitment for participation on the Citizen Review Panel is on-going and open at all times. If you are interested in submitting an application for would like additional information on the work done by this committee please use the application for appointment form.

Citizen Review Panel Vacancies - Hands Up to Volunteer

Comfort Lake - Forest Lake Watershed District

There are no openings at this time.

East Central Regional Library

There are no openings at this time.

Extension Committee

The Chisago County Board of Commissioners seeks one (1) applicant for appointment to a vacancy on the Chisago County Extension Committee. The vacancy is district specific for a District 1 Representative.

The Extension Committee has three major areas of responsibility, as defined by state statute:

  1. Program development and evaluation. The committee develops an annual program of work in cooperation with the University of Minnesota Extension Service, Assist in identifying county needs and matching or empowering county or regional staff in meeting those needs through education programming.
  2. Personnel. The committee members often serve on the search and interview committees to recommend suitable, qualified persons for Extension Educator positions to the Extension Dean and Director or Extension. By state statute, Extension Educators are U of MN employees. The committee also provides yearly input to the Extension Director or supervisor regarding Extension Educator performance in development and delivery of the identified programs.
  3. Budget Development. The committee, working with Extension, prepares an annual budget of funds needed for the maintenance, support, and expenses of the County’s Extension work and submits it to the County Board for approval.

Board members are appointed for a three-year term. The meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday, every other month 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office in North Branch located at: 38814 3rd Avenue, North Branch, MN 55056

Interested citizens must submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Chisago County Clerk of Board, 313 North Main Street, Room 175, Center City, MN 55012 or via fax to 651-213-8876. The form is available by contacting County Administration at 651-213-8830 or via Application for Appointment Form. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of the Board at 651-213-8877, and via LINK to Extension Committee Page.

The vacancy will remain open until filled.

Housing & Redevelopment Authority - Economic Development Authority (HRA-EDA)

There are now openings at this time.

Lake Improvement District (LID)

There are no openings at this time.

Lower St. Croix River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan - Policy Committee (1W1P)

The Chisago County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants for appointment on the Lower St. Croix River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan - Policy Committee (1W1P). The positions are for At-Large appointments. Chisago County needs two (2) At-Large appointees on the Policy Committee and two (2) Alternate appointees.

The purpose of the Policy Committee of the Lower St. Croix River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan (Plan) is to develop and make recommendations on annual work plan, revisions and modifications to agreements and amendments to the Plan.

Since 2017, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has worked together with Counties, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Watershed Management Organizations located within the Lower St. Croix Watershed to develop a new watershed based management plan with basin-wide priorities and goals through a One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P) Process. The new Lower St. Croix River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan will replace the current Chisago County Local Water Management Plan. The Policy Committee will continue the coordinated and collaborative planning, development, and implementation of the Plan and Annual Work Plans with the participating local units of government. Policy Committee members will serve as a liaison to their respective local governing boards.

The Policy Committee and Alternate appointments end on January 2, 2023. The meetings are held at least twice-annually. Special meetings are also called as necessary for implementation of the Plan.

Interested citizens must submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Chisago County Clerk of Board, 313 North Main Street, Room 175, Center City, MN 55012. The form is available by contacting County Administration at 651-213-8830 or via Application for Appointment Form. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of the Board at 651-213-8877, and via LINK to Lower St. Croix River Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan - Policy Committee (1W1P).

Park Board

There are no openings at this time.

Planning Commission

There are no openings at this time.

Water Plan Policy Team

There are no openings at this time.