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Charter Commission

Overview
The City Charter enables the City of Columbia Heights to be a self-governing city under the municipal home rule provisions of the Constitution and Statutes of Minnesota. The Charter Commission is charged with keeping the City Charter current under procedures authorized by state statutes. The Charter Commission must have not more than fifteen and not less than seven members, which are appointed by the Chief Judge of Anoka County District Court. They are appointed for four year terms. 
City Charter

NOTICE OF OPENING: There is an open seat on the Charter Commission. Applications for the seat will be accepted now until Dec 28.

Meetings
  • 7:00 pm
  • Meets quarterly on the third Thursday of the month (January, April, July, and *October); special meetings held as needed. * The October 2017 meeting was held on October 26, 2017.          
  • City Hall (usually in Conference Room 1)
  • Agendas and Minutes
Charter Commission Members: 
 Steve Smith, President     Tom Kaiser
 Matt Abel, Vice President     Carolyn Laine
 Kathy Ahlers     Patrick McVary
 Ramona Anderson     Joe Schluender
 Rob Fiorendino     Frost Simula
 Bill Hugo       Gregory Sloat  
 KT Jacobs     Susan Wiseman
      
       
 Connie Buesgens, Council Liaison
 Staff Contact: Katie Bruno, City Clerk (763) 706-3611