Friendship City Commission

**As always, your public comments are encouraged but due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting personnel at public meetings.  Please submit  your comments in advance to (Subject line: "Friendship City Commission Public Comment") or call 612-861-9366.** 


The Friendship City Commission is charged with maintaining an ongoing friendship city relationship with Heredia, Costa Rica for mutual community-wide enrichment. The Commission is composed of nine members, including two non-resident members, who are appointed for three-year terms and two youth appointments for a one-year term.


The Friendship City Commission holds monthly meetings on the 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Wood Lake Nature Center.

Commission Members

Staff Contact

Paul Smithson,
Nature Center Manager;