We offer citizens the opportunity to become involved in shaping the culture and quality of life in our city by volunteering. There are a wide variety of options for Little Canadians to make a positive impact upon their neighbors and City. Citizens have done improvements to local parks (for example as an Eagle Scout Project). You can enhance your resume and your network in addition to the rewarding feeling of contributing to the community. Some local organizations that consistently utilize volunteers in the community are the:
- Canadian Days Committee
- Little Canada Fire Department
- Little Canada Historical Society
- Little Canada Recreation Association
To be qualified to serve on the City Council, you must be a U.S. Citizen, be 21 years of age or older, be eligible to vote and have been a resident of the City of Little Canada for the past 30 days. There are currently no vacancies on the City Council.
Little Canada is currently seeking applicants for both the Parks & Recreation and Planning Commissions. Applicants shall be a resident of the City who does not hold any elective office.
Applications are additionally accepted outside of an application process and kept on file in case of vacancies. Additional information and an application form can be found in the links below.
All persons desiring to serve on a Commission are requested to complete a City Commission Application that is available online.
To be considered for appointment, you must complete and submit the online application no later than 4:30 p.m. on November 29, 2023. An interview committee consisting of City Council Members and staff will meet with selected applicants in early December, and after discussion and review, the committee may make a recommend to the City Council, may vote to appoint someone to fill the commission vacancies.
Commissioner are paid on a per-meeting basis and only for those meetings attended. Planning Commissioners receive $40.00 per meeting, and Parks and Recreation Commissioners receive $30.00 per meeting.
For more information or receive a paper application form, please contact Laura Linehan at City Hall by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 651-766-5324 or stop into City Hall located at 515 Little Canada Road E., Little Canada, MN 55117.