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Gov. Tim Walz is seeking applicants for the chair of the Metropolitan Council. 

The Metropolitan Council is the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of services for the Twin Cities metropolitan region. The Council’s work is performed by three primary organizational divisions – community development, environmental services and the transportation division that includes Metro Transit and the Metropolitan Transportation Services. 

The Metropolitan Council’s governing board has 17 members who are appointed by the governor – 16 members represent geographic districts of roughly equal population across the region and the Chair, the 17th member, serves at large. 

Individuals seeking appointment should email a resume and cover letter to by Nov. 30. Applications will be reviewed from Dec. 2 – Dec. 6, 2019, and initial interviews held Dec. 9 – Dec.13. For more information, visit the Governor’s Office website,  

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