Authorities, Boards & Commissions

City Committees and Commissions

The City of East Bethel has several authorities, boards, and commissions. Limited-term committees are also sometimes formed to address specific issues. The authorities, boards, and commissions provide a way for the city to benefit from the expertise and experience of those who live and work in the city, as well as providing a way for residents to meet new people, learn new things, develop leadership skills, be of service, and make a difference.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Their role is advisory; decision-making authority lies with the city council
  • Each has a staff liaison and a city council liaison
  • Each meets regularly and produces appropriate minutes or notes


  • Residency requirements vary, but members must be residents or otherwise involved in the city
  • Most terms are three years, but some are up to six years
  • Terms are staggered, so member's terms do not expire all at the same time
  • Regular attendance and participation is required

If you are interested in serving as a member please contact us at 763-367-7840.