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 Economic Development Authority (EDA), the Wastewater Committee, Internet Action Committee, Waste & Recycling Committee, and the Tourism Committee.  

Application Deadline: February 28, 2023, 4 PM

Applications are being accepted now for the Economic Development Authority (EDA) Board.
The Scandia Economic Development Authority (EDA) strives to enhance Scandia’s long-term prosperity and enrich the quality of life of residents by retaining and growing existing businesses, recruiting new businesses and expanding life-cycle housing opportunities for residents.  The EDA Board is comprised of five commissioners and staffed by the City Administrator/Executive Director. The EDA Board meets on the second Monday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. 

Applications are being accepted now for openings on the Tourism Committee.
The Tourism Committee is accepting applications to fill vacancies, and 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.

Applications are being accepted now for an opening on the Internet Action Committee.
The Internet Action Committee will work diligently to provide High Speed Internet coverage to the citizens of Scandia quickly at the lowest cost to the City by leveraging grants from both State and Federal government, and funding from current service providers with infrastructure in the community, and the City. The Internet Action Committee meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Applications are being accepted now for the Wastewater Committee.
 The Wastewater Advisory Committee is charged with advising the Scandia City Council on matters regarding the Big Marine Marine Lake Wastewater Utility (“201”) and the Uptown Wastewater Utility systems including long- and short-range planning for operations, maintenance, improvement, expansion and financing.  The Wastewater Advisory Committee meets the second Tuesday of the month, quarterly or as needed at 6:30 p.m.

Applications are being accepted now for the new Waste & Recycling Committee. The city is now taking applications for a new Waste and Recycling Committee which will identify, examine, evaluate and seek input on the various methods of organized collection of waste and recycling.  The committee will be formed if the city does not reach an agreement with the current hauler (Waste Management.) Then the city would follow a process required by state law for an RFP (Request for Proposals) process to select hauler(s) to serve the city.  The committee would be appointed in April and meet on a schedule to be determined with input from its members.  The committee would disband after making its report to the Council, sometime later this year.


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