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Boards & Commissions
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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Housing & Redevelopment Authority

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission prepares and maintains the city's Comprehensive Plan and advises the City Council on matters regarding implementation of the plan.

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.

Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals is a quasi-judicial board having the responsibility to decide on variances to the zoning ordinance and matters of appeal where it is alleged that there has been an error in the interpretation of the zoning ordinance.