City Council & City Staff

The City Council is responsible for the overall policy and administrative direction of the city government.  The five (5) members of the city council are elected on an “at large” basis and serve staggered four-year terms.  A council president is selected from among the members of the city council and serves for a two-year period.  The mayor is elected on an “at large” basis and serves a two-year term.  The mayor does not vote but acts as ceremonial head of the city.  City council meetings are usually conducted on the first and third Monday of each month.  Work sessions and special meetings are scheduled on an as needed basis.
MAYOR Erich Winter -                                    12/31/2026
COUNCIL Nathan Schmidt, President - 12/31/2024
  Beverly Olson - 12/31/2024
  Bryce Curtiss - 12/31/2026
  Dan Sanborn - 12/31/2026
  Steve Sulflow - 12/31/2026


City Administration/City Office Personnel (320.269.6575) include:


Robert Wolfington, City Manager -

Glennis Lauritsen, City Clerk -

Jill Strand, Finance Director -

Paul Teichert, Building Official -

Jordan Thompson, Community Development Director -

Yesenia Rios, Utility Billing Clerk -

Deb Rhode, Finance Clerk - 


Last updated 3/15/2024 10:09:21 AM