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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. 

ANNOUNCEMENT: The City Council, along with all commissions and committees have returned to in-person meetings.


PSAC Meeting - Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 6:00 pm - Agenda and Packet

Commission Members 

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 for 2022:

• Economic Development Authority -  no openings at this time
Historical Preservation Committee - 2 vacancies
Parks & Recreation Committee - no openings at this time
• Planning Commission - no openings at this time
Public Safety Advisory Committee - no openings at this time

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.

If interested in filling an opening, please send your letter of interest addressed to Mayor Poppe and send it to City Clerk Katrina Jones, 415 Central Avenue, Osseo, MN 55369, or by email to kjones@ci.osseo.mn.us. For more information, please call Katrina at 763-425-4064 or City Hall at 763-425-2624.

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

Council Appointments:

Osseo Mayor:  Duane Poppe
Acting Mayor:  Larry Stelmach
Alternate Acting Mayor:  Juliana Hultstrom
Heritage Preservation Commission:  Harold E. Johnson
Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission: City Administrator Riley Grams and resident Mark Schulz
Shingle Creek & West Mississippi Watershed
           Management Commissions: Harold E. Johnson

Council Committee Appointments:

Arts Committee:  Alicia Vickerman and Juliana Hultstrom
Budget & Finance Committee:  Duane Poppe and Harold E. Johnson
Human Resources Committee:  Juliana Hultstrom and Alicia Vickerman
Intergovernmental Relations Committee:  Alicia Vickerman and Juliana Hultstrom
Parks & Recreation Committee:  Larry Stelmach and Alicia Vickerman
Public Safety Advisory Committee: Juliana Hultstrom and Larry Stelmach
Risk Management Committee:  Duane Poppe and Larry Stelmach

Other Consultants & Appointments:

Assessor:  Hennepin County
Assistant Weed Inspector:  Mike Smith
Auditor:  BerganKDV
Bond Counsel - Briggs & Morgan
Building Official:  Metro West Inspection Services, Inc.
City Attorney:  Civil - Mary Tietjen (Kennedy & Graven); Prosecution - Paul Baertschi (Tallen & Baertschi)
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 - 
Sewer Inspector:  Nick Waldbillig 

Economic Development Authority:

Kenny Nelson (Term Expires: 12/31/25)
Teresa Aho (Term Expires 12/31/24)
Harold E Johnson (Term Expires 12/31/24)
Duane Poppe (Term Expires 12/31/22)
Ashlee Mueller (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
Larry Stelmach (Term Expires 12/31/22)
Deanna Burke (Term Expires 12/31/22)

EDA President:  Duane Poppe
EDA Vice-President:  Larry Stelmach
EDA Secretary:  LeAnn Larson
EDA Treasurer:  Harold E Johnson
EDA Assistant Treasurer:  Teresa Aho
Executive Director: Riley Grams

Planning Commission:

Dee Bonn (Term Expires: 12/31/23)
Michael Olkives (Term Expires: 12/31/23)
Kerstin Schulz (Term Expires: 12/31/23)
Ashlee Mueller (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
Chris Carrigan (Term Expires: 12/31/24)
Deanna Burke (Term Expires: 12/31/22)
Kenny Nelson (Term Expires: 12/31/22)

Planning Commission Chair:  Ashlee Mueller
Planning Commission Vice-Chair:  Michael Olkives

Public Safety Advisory Committee:

Council Appointees:  Juliana Hultstrom & Larry Stelmach 
Business Appointee:  Nate Berg
Citizen Appointees:  Tom Hartkoff, Ashlee Mueller, & Jason Hegerle
City Staff Appointees:  Riley Grams, Shane Mikkelson & Mike Phenow

Parks and Recreation Committee:

Council Appointees:  Larry Stelmach & Alicia Vickerman
Citizen Appointees:  Dee Bonn, Kerstin Schulz, Dori Trossen, Kara Wolf & Ashlee Mueller

Parks and Recreation Committee Chair: Kerstin Schulz
Parks and Recreation Committee Vice-Chair: Ashlee Mueller

Historical Preservation Committee 

Councilmember and Commission Liaison:  Harold E. Johnson (term expires 12/31/22)
Resident Commission member and Co-chair: Patty McLean  (term expires 12/31/23)
Resident Commission member: James Killmer (term expires 12/31/22)
Resident Commission member: VACANCY
Resident Commission member: VACANCY