Environmental Quality Commission


Third Wednesday of each month
7:00 p.m.

City Hall
Council Chambers
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057

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Name Title Term expiration
Bruce Anderson Member December 31, 2022
Kim Smith
December 31, 2022
Mika Turner Member December 31, 2022
Carla Hansen
Member December 31, 2020
Brian Nowak
December 31, 2020
Janet Petri
Chair December 31, 2021
Katie Schroeer
Youth Representative (voting member)
2019-2020 school year
Nicholas Boehning
Youth Representative (non-voting)
2019-2020 school year

Staff liaisons

Name Title Phone number
Beth Kallestad Program Coordinator 507-645-3074
Barb Neitzel Administrative Associate 507-645-3020


The City of Northfield Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) advises on matters concerning environmental quality and natural resources, including the implementation of the environmental policy enacted by ordinance.

Membership requirements

The commission consists of seven members appointed by the mayor and approved by the City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. There is a consecutive three-term limit. Members do not receive monetary compensation.


  1. Apply for a board, commission, or task force

    Applications are also available at:

    City Hall
    801 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057

    Northfield Public Library
    210 Washington Street
    Northfield, MN 55057