Council Duties


The Minerva Park Council consists of 6 members, one of whom is appointed by them as president. Each chairs a committee and serves on two other committees. The committee duties are as follows ...


Communication Committee

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Community Committee

  • Recreation programs & playgrounds.
  • Care of Village lands (mowing, tree trimming, planting, etc.)
  • Maintenance of lakes & lake areas.
  • Care of trees on Village property other than street rights-of-way.
  • Celebrations and special days, such as Founders day, Fourth of July, etc.
  • MP Community Association liaison


Finance Committee

  • Monitor revenue and disbursements in the various Village funds.
  • Draft and finalize the tax budget and annual appropriation in coordination with the mayor and the Village treasurer.
  • Make recommendations for raising new revenues when required and preparation of required legislation.
  • Review with the mayor the financial status of the Village at least once each quarter.


Legislation Committee

  • Research, draft, and finalize ordinances and resolutions.
  • Review proposed draft ordinances and resolutions submitted by other committees and/or the mayor for content, legality, enforceability and need with the advice assistance of the Village law director.


Safety Committee

  • Consult with the police and emergency squad as to police and emergency squad staffing, operational policies, and training needs.
  • Recommend policy for traffic control, speed, parking, including recreational vehicles.
  • Report to the mayor any safety and fire hazard conditions.
  • Recommend lighting needs throughout the Village area.
  • Oversee proper handling of hazardous materials including the collection, storage and disposal of such materials.


Streets Committee

  • Make recomendations for street repair, construction, maintenance programs, refuse collections, mosquito control, leaf pick-up, snow removal.
  • Sanitary sewer, storm sewer, general sanitation.
  • Oversee street name signs, safety signs, and markings.
  • Maintain trees on street rights of way.