City of Scandia, MN

Do you have an interest in serving on one of Scandia's commissions or committees?  Applications are being accepted now to serve on the Planning Commission, Parks & Recreation Committee, and the Tourism Committee.  

Application Deadline: December 31, 2023 

Applications are being accepted now for an expiring term on the Planning Commission.
The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed by the Council for staggered terms of five years, expiring on February 1st of each year.  The Commission reviews land development applications for conformance to the City's Comprehensive Plan and Development Code, and makes recommendations to the Council. They also participate in developing long-range plans, and in revising and updating the codes and ordinances governing land use in the city.  The Planning Commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month.  Agendas are posted on the website on the Friday prior to the meeting. 

In addition to the formal monthly meeting, the Planning Commission may also meet informally prior to the meeting to visit the sites of planning applications.  Notices of site visit meetings will be posted at the Community Center and on the website, according to the site visit guidelines adopted by the Commission on May 1, 2007, and revised in 2011 and 2016.

Applications are being accepted now for two expiring terms on the Parks & Recreation Committee.
The Parks & Recreation Committee consists of five members appointed by the Council for five year terms, expiring on February 28 of each year.  The Committee advises the Council in all matters relating to parks and recreation programs and facilities. The Committee also coordinates the annual Vinterfest event.  The Committee meets the first Monday of each month.

Applications are being accepted now for openings on the Tourism Committee.
The Tourism Committee is accepting applications to expand the committee to seven members.  All members of the community who have interest in any aspect of drawing visitors to Scandia are encouraged to apply.   The Tourism Committee meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month and advises City Council  in matters to promote Scandia as a travel destination in ways that enrich community life and bring economic vitality to the City by capitalizing on Scandia’s historic, cultural, art, and environmental assets. The Tourism Advisory Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m.

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