Dakota County General Volunteer Opportunities


Citizen Advisory Committees - Adult Citizen Advisory Committees: Planning Commission

Dakota County Citizen Advisory Committees support County government by involving citizens in the decision-making process, meeting requirements of state law, helping to define community norms and standards, providing technical expertise, serving as advocates, offering feedback, and reflecting the diverse interests of County clients and residents.

Current vacancies
To find out which Citizen Advisory Committees have positions, see the Committee Vacancy page.

How to apply
1. Complete an Open Appointment Application form.
2. Sign the application.
3. Send the application form to:

Sr. Administrative Coordinator to the Board
Administration Center
1590 Highway 55
Hastings, MN  55033-2343
Email: board@co.dakota.mn.us  
Fax: 651-438-4405

You may apply at any time. While most citizen appointments are made in January, mid-year vacancies occasionally require appointments at other times of the year. Your application will be kept on file for one year.

Member policy
Appointees cannot miss three consecutive meetings or 50 percent of the meetings during any consecutive 12-month period. For more information of committee policies, contact County Administration Department at 651-438-4418.

Qualifications Required

  • Accepted Data Privacy Notice - Tennessen Notice Must be Yes
  • Signed Volunteer Waiver Must be at least Yes