Board Vacancies

The Scott County Board of Commissioners is looking for interested citizens to serve on the following advisory committees. Members of advisory committees are provided with a per diem and mileage reimbursement for attendance at meetings. If you have any questions or are interested in serving on one of these committees, contact Deb Brazil via email, or at 952-496-8601. For more information regarding a specific committee visit the Scott County website. Please note that some of the vacancies have incumbents who are eligible for being reappointed for another term.

Human Services Resource Council

2 vacancies

The Human Services Resource Council consists of three representatives from each Commissioner District. Currently, there are 2 vacancies on the council with vacancies in Commissioner Districts 3 and 5. 

Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board of Managers
1 vacancy 

The Lower Minnesota River Watershed District Board of Managers has one vacancy representing Scott County.  The Board of Managers presides over the business of the District as it relates to finances, conservation of natural resources, regulation of land-disturbing activities, flood control, and the protection and improvement of water resources.  Additionally, the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District business includes managing material dredged from the Minnesota River to improvement recreational and commercial navigation.  Applicants must resident in the District.  The District includes portions of the cities of Savage and Shakopee, and Jackson and Louisville Townships.  Managers attended regularly scheduled meetings and other meetings related to the District's business.  Managers are expected to be able to spend approximately 12 or more hours each month on District work.  More information regarding the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District is available at  

Scott Watershed Management Organization (WMO) Planning Commission

1 vacancy

The Scott Watershed Management Organization Planning Commission consists of seven members representing the specific watershed areas of Credit River, Sand Creek, Shakopee Basin, Southwest, and at-large members.  Currently, there is a vacancy representing the Credit River Watershed.

Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) 

1 vacancy

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee consists of representatives from the municipalities within Scott County, representatives of the solid waste industry, and two citizen representatives.  Currently, there is one at-large vacancy on this Committee.  The purpose of this Committee is to advise the Scott County Board of Commissioners on matters concerning solid waste management and to provide a forum for local governments, citizens, and the waste industries to provide input into the planning and implementation of solid waste programs within Scott County.  Members serve three-year terms.



Watershed Joint Powers Organization

This nine-member committee, consisting of eight members from the Dakota County portion of the Watershed and one member from the Scott County portion, advises the Joint Powers Board regarding its duties under the Joint Powers Agreement including the responsibility to guide implementation of the watershed management plan and annual work plan and budget, and recommend action regarding disputes pursuant to the Joint Powers Agreement. This Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Dakota County Western Service Center in Apple Valley. To be considered for appointment you must live in the Scott County Portion of the Vermillion River Watershed. For more information about the Vermillion River Watershed, visit the Dakota County website.

Commissioner Districts

District 1, Commissioner Barb Weckman Brekke

The cities of Belle Plaine, Jordan (precincts 1 and 2), New Prague (precinct 2), and Shakopee (precinct 5); and Belle Plaine, Blakeley, Helena, Jackson, Louisville, St. Lawrence, and Sand Creek Townships

District 2, Commissioner Tom Wolf

The cities of Elko New Market and Prior Lake (precincts 2 and 3); and Cedar Lake, Credit River, New Market, and Spring Lake Townships.

District 3, Commissioner Michael Beard

The city of Shakopee, precincts 1 - 4, 6 - 8 , 12A, and 12B.

District 4, Commissioner Dave Beer

The cities of Prior Lake (precincts 1, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, and 7) and Shakopee (precincts 9, 10, 11, and 13).

District 5, Commissioner Jon Ulrich

The city of Savage.