Brooklyn Center seeks human services council rep

The city of Brooklyn Center is looking for a resident to serve on the Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council Advisory Commission.

The council is a human services planning and coordinating agency serving the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Golden Valley, Hanover, Hassan, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and Rogers since 1972.

The goals of the council are to improve access to human services for area residents, raise awareness of human service needs, and coordinate and assist in planning for needed human services in the community.

The advisory commission is composed of citizen representatives appointed for two-year terms by their respective city council. Representatives are asked to attend one advisory commission meeting per month and serve on one commission committee or task force during the year.

The commission meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at 6120 Earle Brown Drive, Ste. 230, Brooklyn Center.

Applications for the commission are available at Brooklyn Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, online at, or by contacting City Clerk Sharon Knutson at [email protected] or 763-569-3306.

The deadline is Friday, Jan. 11.