Brooklyn Park City council East District

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Terry is a great listener and will  take in views from all sides to make informed decision..

Favorite quotes

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." ​

                                            Winston Churchill

"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer."

                                                 John F. Kennedy

 Priorities for All​

  • ​Equal access to programs and jobs for everyone
  • Strive to keep regulations to a minimum
  • Work on attracting restaurants and business to the community.
  • Make sure the Golf Course upgrades are maintained 
  • Protect the rights of property owners
  • Safe Neighborhoods
  • Balanced Budget without tax increases
  • Easy access to safe public transportation
  • More input from Seniors and Youth
  • Work to form partnerships with area communities to share expenses when possible
  • I will listen to the issues that the community brings forth and together we will work on solutions.

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

About terry parks

Terry has been married to wife Carol for 37 years. He has resided in Brooklyn Park for 36 years, raised 2 boys, and is a proud grandfather.
During the youth of his two sons he coached BPAA baseball, football, and managed hockey teams as well. Terry is a retired Firefighter and is now working as a Fire Investigator
He is a Veteran who served during the VietNam conflict as a USN Seabee.


Experienced as a leader in many organizations, employments, and commissions

    L   Mayor Pro tem to fill in for the mayor-Liason for Park and Rec commission-Charter commission- Human Rights Commission-Tater Days

        Retired from Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park Fire Departments - Honored by past   Mayor Lampi with a key to the city for all his volunteering - WCCO Radio Good Citizen Award - Held Tater Daze Festival and Parade Chair Positions - Helped with open street get together - Was on the Board of Directors with various Sport Associations – Scouts - On Brooklyn Park Aging Task Force - 

         Elks #44 -  Lions -- VFW -Church