Advisory Committees & Commission

Victoria residents are invited to make an impact on their community and the future of Victoria by serving on a City advisory commission or committee. 

These City Council-appointed positions are responsible for researching, reviewing and making recommendations on a variety of different issues.

All terms are open to all Victoria residents ages 18 and older. Youth commission appointments are open to any resident students who will be a high school junior or senior in the fall of the start of their term. Meetings are regularly held in the City Council Chambers.

Parks & Recreation Committee 

The Parks & Recreation Committee is the advisory body that reviews and makes recommendations on issues related to recreation, leisure, parks and open space.

Parks & Recreation Committee Openings:

  • Two (2) Regular Members
    • Three-year term
  • One (1) Student Member
    • One-year term

Meetings are normally held the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is the advisory body that reviews, researches and makes recommendations on issues related to site plans, subdivisions, land use and zoning.

Planning Commission Openings:

  • Three (3) Regular Members
    • Three-year term
  • Two (2) Alternate Members
    • Until appointed regular member 

Meetings are normally held the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m.  

Senior Advisory Committee

The new Senior Advisory Committee focuses on providing recommendations and advocating for resources, programming, and education for Victoria residents age 55+.

Senior Advisory Committee Openings:

  • Two (2)  Regular Members 
    • Three-year term 

Meetings are normally held the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m.

For more information or to apply, contact City Clerk Cindy Patnode at 952-443-4229 or cpatnode@ci.victoria.mn.us

Upcoming Advisory Meetings

All meetings conducted by citizen committees are posted on the government meetings calendar. 

Visit the City of Victoria's meeting portal to view meeting agendas and minutes.