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

  • ​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.

About terry parks

"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.

 Priorities for All​

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