- Advisory Boards, Commissions, & Committees
Advisory Boards, Commissions, & Committees
The Scott County Board of Commissioners appoints citizens and local officials to serve on a variety of advisory boards and committees through an open appointment process. The process allows the Commissioners to select volunteers from the broad base of talent, diversity, knowledge and skills of citizens to benefit County government.
Applications are taken at any time online. Fill out and submit the application here: Application Form for Advisory Boards and Committees. Creating an account is required.
If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or at 952-496-8169.
Agendas & Minutes
Visit our Agenda Center to view agendas and minutes. Please note that not all boards may host their meeting materials on this platform. Please visit the individual board's page to check where their materials are hosted.
See vacancies and available positions on county Citizen Advisory Committees.
Board of Adjustment
The purpose of the Board of Adjustment is to issue variances from the terms set forth in the County Zoning Ordinance.
Board of Equalization
The Board of Equalization provides a fair and objective forum for property owners to appeal their valuation or classification.
Community Corrections Advisory Board
The Community Corrections Advisory Board is responsible for making recommendations to the Scott County Board of Commissioners as it relates to community corrections.
Community Development Agency
The mission of the Scott County Community Development Agency (CDA) is to strengthen the communities of Scott County by providing affordable housing opportunities to low and moderate income families, promoting economic development, and fostering coordination of public and private resources.
The Extension Committee assists in formulating programs, establishing budget, and selecting and evaluating professional staff to improve the quality of life and enhance the economy and the environment through education, applied research, and the resources of the University of Minnesota.
Human Services Resource Council
The Resource Council participates in the formation of the Strategic Plan for the development, implementation and operation of programs and services of the County Board.
Justice Steering Committee
Learn more about how the Justice Steering Committee operates in Scott County.
Law Library Board
The purpose of the Scott County Law Library's Board of Trustees is to govern and maintain the operation of the Scott County Law Library and to promote the best use of the law library resources for judges, officials, members of the bar and inhabitants of the county.
View the meeting and member information for the Scott County Library Board of Advisors.
Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board
The Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board of Managers provides technical reviews on land development proposals among its other responsibilities.
Mental Health Local Advisory Council
As a subcommittee of the Human Services Resource Council, the Mental Health Local Advisory Council advises and makes recommendations to the County board about mental health services in Scott County.
Orderly Annexation Board
Discover information about the Orderly Annexation Board.
Parks Advisory Commission
The purpose of the Parks Advisory Commission is to provide leadership and direction to staff and elected officials in the areas of parks, trails and open space planning and implementation.
Personnel Board of Appeals
The Personnel Board of Appeals is responsible for making findings and reporting to the County Board upon the filing of an appeal by an applicant, employee, or appointing authority under certain circumstances.
Planning Advisory Commission
The purpose of the Planning Advisory Commission is to review all applications for conditional and interim use permits, land subdivisions, and ordinance amendments and make recommendations to the County Board.
Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District Board
The Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed District Board of Managers provides technical reviews of land development proposals and more.
Scott Watershed Planning Commission (WPC)
The WPC gives oversight on policy issues; budget, plan and program priorities; advisory support for the WMO Board; utilizes and implements the Comprehensive Water Resource Management Plan, which includes the Groundwater Protection Plan.
Solid Waste Advisory Committee
The Solid Waste Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Scott County Board of Commissioners as it relates to solid waste management. Additionally, the Committee assists in the development, implementation, and annual update of the Solid Waste Management Plan in order to improve recycling efforts in Scott County.
Vermillion River Watershed Planning Commission
The Vermillion River Watershed manages water resources in a 335-square-mile area that includes all or part of 20 cities and townships, including Elko New Market and New Market Township in Scott County. It is governed by a Joint Powers Board that consists of two Dakota County and one Scott County Commissioner.