Boards & Commissions

  1. Arts and Culture Commission

    The Arts and Culture Commission advises City Council on the development of arts and cultural activities, organizations, and facilities in Northfield.

  2. Charter Commission

    See details about the Charter Commission including meeting dates and contact information.

  3. Economic Development Authority

    Focusing on appropriate commercial and industrial development, the EDA works to establish a higher tax base and additional job opportunities for the citizens of Northfield.

  4. Environmental Quality Commission

    Meet the members of the Environmental Quality Commission and find out how to apply.

  5. Heritage Preservation Commission

    The City of Northfield Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) seeks to safeguard the heritage of Northfield by preserving sites and structure, which reflect elements of the city’s cultural, social, economic, political, visual, or architectural history.

  6. Hospital Board

    Learn about the members of the Hospital Board and what this committee does.

  7. Housing & Redevelopment Authority

    The City of Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority's (HRA) mission is to provide a sufficient supply of adequate, safe, and sanitary dwellings in Northfield.

  8. Human Rights Commission

    The City of Northfield Human Rights Commission (HRC) seeks to secure for all citizens equal opportunity in employment, housing, public accommodations, public services, and education.

  9. Library Board

    The City of Northfield Library Board makes recommendations regarding the library administration, policies, annual budget, operations, and maintenance of all library facilities.

  10. Northfield Ice Arena Advisory Board

    View details about the Mayor’s Ad Hoc Committee Northfield Ice Arena including agendas, minutes, and studies.

  11. Mayor's Task Force on Youth Alcohol & Drug Use

    Discover the ways the mayor and this task force are cracking down on youth alcohol and drug abuse.

  12. Mayor's Youth Council

    Get to know the members of Northfield's Youth Council.

  13. Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Services-JPB

    The Northfield City Council approved a Joint Powers Agreement for fire protection and rescue services at their April 1, 2014 City Council meeting. The services will be governed by an eight member Joint Powers Board. Five board members will be appointed by the Northfield City Council.

  14. Park & Recreation Advisory Board

    The City of Northfield Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) directly advises staff and officials regarding the public parks system and all public recreational facilities in the City of Northfield.

  15. Planning Commission and Zoning Boards of Appeals

    The Planning Commission prepares and maintains the city's Comprehensive Plan, conducts public hearings and makes recommendations to the City Council on proposed changes affecting zoning and land use.

  16. Rental Housing Board of Appeals

    The City of Northfield Rental Housing Board of Appeals hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions, or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the rental code.