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Boards & Commissions

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

Each year the City Council appoints members to various boards and commissions, such as the Economic Development Authority, the Planning Commission, the Heritage Preservation Commission, the Public Safety Advisory Committee, and others. Members may be residents and/or business representatives of these boards, commissions, or committees. 




Are you interested in finding out more about city government? Osseo seeks interested people to serve on local boards and commissions. These positions are available:

• Economic Development Authority (EDA) -  No openings
Historical Preservation Committee - No openings
Parks & Recreation Committee - One vacancy, term expires 12/31/2023
• Planning Commission - No openings
Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) - No openings

The City values leadership from service-minded individuals. Citizens interested in filling these appointments are asked to submit a letter or statement of interest containing name, address, telephone number, email address, and any other pertinent background information.

Please send your letter of interest addressed to the Mayor and Council, and send it to Attention City Clerk Katrina Jones, 415 Central Avenue, Osseo, MN 55369 or by email to kjones@ci.osseo.mn.us

The following are currently appointed for boards, commissions, and committees: 

Council Appointments:

Osseo Mayor:  Duane Poppe
Acting Mayor:  Juliana Hultstrom
Alternate Acting Mayor:  Alicia Vickerman
Heritage Preservation Commission:  Ashlee Mueller
Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission: City Administrator Riley Grams and Mark Schulz

Council Committee Appointments:

Arts & Communications Committee:  Mark Schulz and Alicia Vickerman
Budget & Finance Committee:  Duane Poppe and Mark Schulz
Human Resources Committee:  Juliana Hultstrom and Alicia Vickerman
Intergovernmental Relations Committee:  Alicia Vickerman and Mark Schulz
Parks & Recreation Committee:  Alicia Vickerman and Ashlee Mueller
Public Safety Advisory Committee: Juliana Hultstrom and Ashlee Mueller
Risk Management Committee:  Duane Poppe and Mark Schulz

Other Consultants & Appointments:

Assessor:  Hennepin County
Assistant Weed Inspector:  Tood Kintzi
Auditor:  BerganKDV
Bond Counsel - Briggs & Morgan
Building Official:  Metro West Inspection Services, Inc.
City Attorney:  Civil - Mary Tietjen (Kennedy & Graven); Prosecution - Berglund, Baumgartner, Kimball and Glaser
Data Practices Compliance Officer:  Katrina Jones
Data Practices Responsible Authority:  Riley Grams
Depositories - Premier Bank Osseo, Edward Jones, Institutional CD's Inc./ICD Securities, Inc. & Multi-bank Securities, Inc. (MBS)
Electrical Inspector - Sloth Inspections
Engineer - WSB & Associates
Financial Advisor - Ehlers & Associates
Financial Management Consultant - Gary Groen
Insurance Provider - City Country Agency/League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust
IT Services - Element Technologies
Northwest Hennepin Cable Communications Commission (Exec. Committee):  Riley Grams
Northwest Hennepin Cable Coordinators Committee:  Karen Broden
Official Newspaper:  The Press
Personnel Benefit Advisor - National Benefit Consultants
Rental Inspector - Rum River Consultants
Sewer Inspector:  Nick Waldbillig 

Economic Development Authority:

Kenny Nelson (Term Expires: 12/31/25)
Teresa Aho (Term Expires 12/31/24)
Mark Cook (Term Expires 12/31/24)
Duane Poppe (Term Expires 12/31/24)
Ashlee Mueller (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
Mark Schulz (Term Expires 12/31/26)
Deanna Burke (Term Expires 12/31/28)

EDA President:  Duane Poppe
EDA Vice-President:  Mark Schulz
EDA Secretary:  Katrina Jones
EDA Treasurer: Kenny Nelson 
EDA Assistant Treasurer:  Teresa Aho
Executive Director: Riley Grams

Planning Commission:

Dee Bonn (Term Expires: 12/31/25)
Michael Olkives (Term Expires: 12/31/23)
Kerstin Schulz (Term Expires: 12/31/23)
KC Robinson (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
Chris Carrigan (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
James Hultgren (Term Expires: 12/31/25)
Ralph Schroeder (Term Expires: 12/31/25)

Planning Commission Chair:  Michael Olkives
Planning Commission Vice-Chair: Kerstin Schulz

Public Safety Advisory Committee:

Council Appointees:  Juliana Hultstrom & Ashlee Mueller
Business Appointee:  Mark Cook (term expires 12/31/2024)
Citizen Appointees:  Tom Hartkoff, Kenny Nelson, and Kim Klocek (term expires 12/31/2025)
City Staff Appointees:  Riley Grams, Shane Mikkelson & Mike Phenow

Parks and Recreation Committee:

Council Appointees: Alicia Vickerman & Ashlee Mueller
Citizen Appointees:  Dee Bonn, Kerstin Schulz, Dori Trossen, Kara Wolf & Vacancy (term expires 12/31/2023)

Parks and Recreation Committee Chair: Kerstin Schulz
Parks and Recreation Committee Vice-Chair: TBD

Historical Preservation Committee 

Councilmember and Commission Liaison:  Ashlee Mueller
Resident Commission member and Co-chair: Patty McLean  (term expires 12/31/23)
Resident Commission member: James Killmer (term expires 12/31/25)
Resident Commission member: Ann Schneider (term expires 12/31/25)
Resident Commission member: Lila Hedlund (term expires 12/31/23)

Shingle Creek & West Mississippi Watershed Management Commissions: John Roach and James Kelly (alternate)