Flint Hills advisory council seeks new members

The Community Advisory Council to Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend Refinery is seeking seven new members to fill positions of current members whose terms will expire in May 2013. The new members must be residents of one of following cities or townships: Eagan, Coates, Inver Grove Heights, Rosemount and Nininger Township.

The council provides community members an opportunity to discuss issues and make recommendations to Flint Hills Resources regarding environmental, safety, and other issues of concern to the citizens living within close proximity of the refinery. Council members serve in a voluntary capacity to advise and make recommendations to Flint Hills Resources.

Monthly meetings are held September through May and are led by a professional facilitator. Child-care costs are reimbursed for expenses incurred while attending council meetings.

Applicants must complete an application and return it postmarked no later than April 22 to: Community Advisory Council, P.O. Box 110, Rosemount, MN 55068-0110. Members selected for service on the Advisory Council will be notified no later than May 31, and will begin serving in September. To apply online or to download an application, go to www.flinthillscac.org. To receive an application by mail, call (651) 429-8391.