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City of New HopeMinnesota

Personnel Board


  • The New Hope Personnel Board was established in 1960 by ordinance and approved by New Hope residents.

Overview and Function

  • The Board consists of three members who serve three-year terms. Current board members are residents of the city with extensive experience in the human resources field.
  • The Board is governed by Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 44 and New Hope Ordinance which provide for the employment, promotion, dismissal and discipline of city employees.
  • The Board is responsible for conducting examinations and certifying candidates that are then eligible for employment with the city.


  • Eric Galstad, Chair
  • Wendy Brostrom, Commissioner
  • Jenn Carlson, Commissioner



  • Agendas are posted the week before a meeting.

Staff Liaison Contact
Rich Johnson
Director of HR/Admin Services
4401 Xylon Ave N
New Hope, MN 55428

As needed
New Hope City Hall

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