Boards and Commissions

Parks & Recreation Board opening

The City of Maple Grove currently has an opening on the Parks & Recreation Board. Membership to this board is filled by nominations from the mayor with confirmation by the City Council. The seven-member board serves three-year terms and is staffed by the parks and recreation director. This appointment will run through December 31,  2025. 

The board is responsible for the acquisition, development, and maintenance of all city parks and trails. It is also responsible for the operation of the:

  • Community Center
  • Sports Dome
  • Town Green
  • Central Park
  • All recreation programs offered to city residents

The Park Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council and as an operating board with independent responsibility. The board routinely meets on the third Thursday of each month and occasionally has a special meeting or work session.

Applications are accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 1, 2023, and should be directed to:

Chuck Stifter
Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Department
12951 Weaver Lake Road
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Complete the online application or request a print copy by calling the Administration Department at 763-494-6010.

The role of city boards and commissions

Several City Council-appointed boards, committees, and commissions serve the City of Maple Grove. These citizen commissions advise the City Council on a variety of issues. Meetings of the various boards and commissions are open to the public and can be found on the calendar.

Interested residents may fill out the application for board or commission. Applications received will be kept on file and reviewed for consideration as vacancies occur.