Board Vacancies

The Scott County Board of Commissioners is looking for interested citizens to serve on the following advisory committees. Members of advisory committees are provided with a per diem and mileage reimbursement for attendance at meetings. If you have any questions or are interested in serving on one of these committees, contact Deb Brazil via email, or at 952-496-8601. For more information regarding a specific committee visit the Scott County website. Please note that some of the vacancies have incumbents who are eligible for being reappointed for another term.

All Hazards Committee

1 vacancy

The All Hazards Committee consists of four at-large citizen representatives. Currently, there is one vacancy on this Committee.

Board of Adjustment/Planning Advisory Commission

7 vacancies

The Board of Adjustment/Planning Advisory Commission consists of one representative from each Commissioner District and two at-large representatives. Currently, there is one vacancy from each Commissioner District and two at-large vacancies. 

Community Corrections Advisory Board

3 vacancies

The Community Corrections Advisory Board consists of one representative from each of the Commissioner Districts.  Currently, there are three vacancies on this Board, one each in Commissioner Districts 1, 2, and 3.

Community Development Agency (CDA)

1 vacancy

The Community Development Agency Board consists of one representative from each Commissioner District.  Currently, there is a vacancy in Commissioner District 4.

Extension Committee

1 vacancy

The Extension Committee consists of one representative from each Commissioner District and two at-large youth representatives.  Currently, there is one vacancy in Commissioner District 1.

Human Services Resource Council

8 vacancies

The Human Services Resource Council consists of three representatives from each Commissioner District. Currently, there are 2 vacancies on the council, from Commissioner Districts 1 and 3. 

Library Board of Advisors

2 vacancies

The Library Board of Advisors consists of one representative from each Commissioner District.  Currently, there are two vacancies on this Board, one each in Commissioner Districts 4 and 5.

Mental Health Local Advisory Council

4 vacancies

The Mental Health Local Advisory Council consists of professionals from mental health related fields as well as at-large citizen representatives.  Currently, there are four at-large vacancies.

Parks Advisory Commission

7 vacancies

The Parks Advisory Commission consists of one representative from each Commissioner District and two at-large representatives.  Currently, there are seven vacancies on this Committee, one in each Commissioner District and two at-large positions.

Scott Watershed Management Organization (WMO) Planning Commission

3 vacancies

The Scott Watershed Management Organization Planning Commission consists of seven members representing the specific watershed areas of Credit River, Sand Creek, Shakopee Basin, Southwest, and at-large members.  Currently, there are vacancies representing the Southwest Watershed, the Credit River Watershed, and one at-large position.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) 

1 vacancy

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee consists of representatives from the municipalities within Scott County, representatives of the solid waste industry, and two citizen representatives.  Currently, there is one at-large vacancy on this Committee.  The purpose of this Committee is to advise the Scott County Board of Commissioners on matters concerning solid waste management and to provide a forum for local governments, citizens, and the waste industries to provide input into the planning and implementation of solid waste programs within Scott County.  Members serve three-year terms.



Watershed Joint Powers Organization

This nine-member committee, consisting of eight members from the Dakota County portion of the Watershed and one member from the Scott County portion, advises the Joint Powers Board regarding its duties under the Joint Powers Agreement including the responsibility to guide implementation of the watershed management plan and annual work plan and budget, and recommend action regarding disputes pursuant to the Joint Powers Agreement. This Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Dakota County Western Service Center in Apple Valley. To be considered for appointment you must live in the Scott County Portion of the Vermillion River Watershed. For more information about the Vermillion River Watershed, visit the Dakota County website.

Commissioner Districts

District 1, Commissioner Joe Wagner

The cities of Belle Plaine, Jordan (precincts 1 and 2), New Prague (precinct 2), and Shakopee (precinct 5); and Belle Plaine, Blakeley, Helena, Jackson, Louisville, St. Lawrence, and Sand Creek Townships

District 2, Commissioner Tom Wolf

The cities of Elko New Market and Prior Lake (precincts 2 and 3); and Cedar Lake, Credit River, New Market, and Spring Lake Townships.

District 3, Commissioner Michael Beard

The city of Shakopee, precincts 1 - 4, 6 - 8 , 12A, and 12B.

District 4, Commissioner Barbara Marschall

The cities of Prior Lake (precincts 1, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, and 7) and Shakopee (precincts 9, 10, 11, and 13).

District 5, Commissioner Jon Ulrich

The city of Savage.