City Council & City Staff

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of the city and is selected by the city council on the basis of training, experience and administration.


Robert Wolfington, City Manager

Jordan Thompson, Community Development Coordinator

Glennis Lauritsen, City Clerk-Treasurer

Jill Strand, Finance Director

Janice M. Nelson, City Attorney
Mike Amborn, City Engineer 

Paul Teichert, Building Inspector

Aaron Blom, Public Works Director

Ryan Gallagher, Utilities Superintendent

Jeff Andreas, Liquor Store Manager

Ken Schule, Police Chief

Tracy Wellendorf, Community Center


The City Council is responsible for the overall policy and administrative direction of 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. 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.


Erich Winter


Nathan Schmidt, President
Beverly Olson
Steve Sulflow
Bryce Curtiss
Dan Sanborn

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