Who Are My Elected Officials?

Golden Valley, population 20,371, is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis conveniently located five miles west of downtown. With its dedicated elected officials, and its desirable location and amentities, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

City of Golden Valley

Golden Valley is a statutory city, where the Mayor votes with the City Council. The city operates under the council–manager form of government. The City Council sets the policy and overall direction for the city and appoints a city manager to serve as administrator.

See Golden Valley's City Council Members here.

Metropolitan Council

The Metropolitan Council is the regional policy-making body, planning agency, and provider of essential services for the Twin Cities metropolitan region. The Council's mission is to foster efficient and economic growth for a prosperous region. Golden Valley is a part of District 6, which also includes the cities of Crystal, New Hope, St Louis Park, and a portion of Minneapolis.

District 6 Appointed Official: Lynnea Atlas-Ingebretson

Hennepin County

Hennepin County is made up of 45 cities in the metro area, split into 7 districts. Golden Valley is a part of District 2 along with the cities of Medicine Lake, North and Northeast Minneapolis, Southeast Plymouth, and St Anthony.

District 2 Elected Official: Irene Fernando

State of Minnesota

Minnesota's legislative branch consists of the Minnesota House of Representatives with 134 members and the Minnesota State Senate with 67 members.

To find out who represents you:

1. Visit www.leg.state.mn.us

2. Enter your address in the box under "Who Represents Me"

3. Click go

United States Of America

The United States' legislative branch consists of the US House of Representatives with 435 members and the US Senate with 100 members. The state of Minnesota has two US Senators and eight US representatives.

To find out who represents you:

1. Visit www.leg.state.mn.us

2. Enter your address in the box under "Who Represents Me"

3. Click go