CURRENT VACANCIES

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


Board of Adjustment

The Chisago County Board of Commissioners seeks one (1) applicant for appointment to a vacancy on the Chisago County Board of Adjustment. The position is district specific. The Board of Adjustment needs applicants from District #4. The Board of Adjustment has the following powers with respect to the Chisago County Zoning Ordinance; to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirements, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of the zoning Ordinance, and hear request for variances from the literal provision of this Ordinance in instances where their strict enforcement would cause undue hardship because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration.

Board members are appointed for a three year term. The District 4 appointment expires in 2020. The meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of every month in Room 131 of the Chisago County Government Center at 7:00 p.m. 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 by using the link provided below. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of the Board at 651-213-8877, and via the link to the left and below.

This vacancy will remain open until filled.  

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.

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 position is district specific. The Extension Committee needs applicants from District #1.

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 U of MN 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. The form is available by contacting County Administration at 651-213-8830 or by using the link provided below. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of the Board at 651-213-8877, and via the link to the left and below. This vacancy will remain open until filled.
 
  

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


There are no openings at this time.
          

Lake Improvement District (LID)
 

        LID Member Areas Map
        Application for Appointment Form

Park Board

There are no openings at this time.
 

Planning Commission

There are no openings at this time.
 
 

Water Plan Policy Team (on-going)


The Chisago County Board of Commissioners seeks one (1) applicant for appointment to a vacancy on the Chisago County Water Plan Policy Team. The position is an at large appointment
The purpose of the Chisago County Water Plan Policy Team is to advise the County's Local Water Resource Manager on implementation of the goals, objectives and action items contained in the County Water Plan. They oversee funding decisions to accomplish projects that protect the water quality of the county. They also actively participate in projects undertaken through the Water Plan, such as the 5 year update, well water testing events and the Chisago County Children's Water Festival.

The members are appointed to 3 year terms by the County Board of Commissioners. The meetings are held 3:00 p.m. at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility in North Branch the 2nd Tuesday in the following months:  January, March, May, July, September, and November. 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 by  using the link provided below. Information about the position is available from the Clerk of the Board at 651/213-8877, and via the link to the left and below. This vacancy will remain open until filled.