Boards & Commissions
The City of Maplewood is currently accepting applications to fill openings on the following commissions:
Community Design Review Board (1 opening)
Environmental & Natural Resources Commission (1 opening)
Heritage Preservation Commission (2 openings)
Parks & Recreation Commission (3 openings)
These openings are due to terms expiring and resignations. The City Council will interview candidates that apply and will appoint individuals to fill these openings. Follow this link to find the Commission & Boards Application. Completed applications should be submitted to the City Manager’s Office at 1830 County Road B E, Maplewood, MN 55109. Applications are accepted at any time. Interview sessions are held approximately 3 - 4 times per year.
The CDRB reviews building design, site plans, and landscape for proposed multi-family, commercial and industrial development in Maplewood. The CDRB’s goal is to approve attractive developments in architectural design, the use of proper landscape materials and a functional and attractive layout.
The Environmental and Natural Resources Commission will help protect, preserve and enhance the environment of the City of Maplewood.
The Heritage Preservation Commission was created to help the city of Maplewood with its overall historic preservation goals. These goals include; supporting the protection of the City’s heritage by preserving, protecting, conserving, and wisely using the significant historical, cultural, architectural, or archaeological objects, structures, buildings, sites in the City.
The Housing and Economic Development Commission advises the Maplewood Economic Development Authority on issues relating to maintaining, expanding and diversifying the housing, economic and business opportunities in the City of Maplewood, while addressing the needs of the city’s residents’ quality of life and its environment.
The Maplewood Area Economic Development Authority has the role and responsibility and authority to carry out economic and industrial development and redevelopment within the Maplewood area pursuant to bylaws as may be adopted by the authority.
The Parks and Recreation Commission works closely with city staff to address the mission of the Parks and Recreation Department, which is to provide a community environment for all citizens to participate in and enjoy cultural and recreational activities on an equitable basis.
The Maplewood Planning Commission works to prepare and recommend a comprehensive plan for the development of the City and to review zoning and land use matters like rezoning requests, zoning variances, property subdivisions, right-of-way vacations and home occupation requests.
The Police Civil Service Commission is responsible for overseeing selection processes for sworn officers and acting as a hearing body for discipline and discharge issues for the Maplewood Police Department in accordance with M.S. Chapter 419.