City Manager
 Crystal Hansonl  320-769-2154

City Clerk/Treasurer
 Evie Joyce  320-769-2154

Administrative Assistant
 Kristi Kvaal  320-769-2154

City Attorney
 Richard Stulz 320-769-2473

Police Chief
 Andy Stock  320-769-4700

Fire Chief
 Brian Hersom  320-769-2689

Pub. Utilities Superintendent
 Brent Powers  320-769-2111

Liquor Store Operations Supervisor
 Garney Jager  320-769-2755

Librarian
 Kathie Behrens  320-769-2069

Zoning Official
 Merlin Ellefson  320-769-2482

Daws the Gnome

Dawson - The small city with the bright future

Shelterhouse Hosting a family re-union or a get together with friends? Don't get caught in the rain. Shelterhouses are available to rent for a charge of $20.00. Alcohol is allowed in designated areas of the park. The fee for reserving the shelter house with a alcohol permit is $40.00. To reserve a shelterhouse call City Office 320-769-2154.

Friendly Reminder! Please do not mow the grass into the street when mowing your yard, it clogs the drains and makes rain runoff slower.

Please tune into channel 8 on your TV for current information for the community. If you have something you would like put on channel 8 access channel contact City Office at 769-2154.

Branches can be taken to the branch site south of Dawson. The compost site is in the same area. Leaves, grass clippings and garden waste can be composted. Compost bags are available at City Office for $0.50 per bag.

City of Dawson Charges

Service to be chargedFee
Earth bags$0.50
Mailbox posts$150.00
Mailbox brackets$10.00
Handi-cap posts$40.00
Meeting Room Rent - 1/2 day (4 hours) w/o kitchen$15.00
Meeting Room Rent - 1/2 day (4 hours) with kitchen$25.00
Meeting Room Rent - Full day w/o kitchen$30.00
Meeting Room Rent - Full day with kitchen$40.00
Library Basement Rent - 1/2 day (4 hours) w/o kitchen$15.00
Library Basement Rent - 1/2 day (4 hours) with kitchen$25.00
Library Basement Rent - Full day w/o kitchen$30.00
Library Basement Rent - Full day with kitchen$40.00
Copies$0.25 per sheet
Assessment search$5.00
Dog/Cat licenses$10.00
Peddlers Permit$25.00
Campground Fees, Swimming Pool Park$15.00/day
Shelterhouse permit$20.00
Shelterhouse permit with alcohol$40.00
Research Info$1.00/page
Maps$10.00
Garbage Bag Tags$1.80
Zoning Permit$15.00

Click here to view the most current council agenda.

The City of Dawson is interested in the publicís opinion concerning sidewalks. This has been a topic of discussion for quite some time, and the City is looking to establish policies that are feasible for the City to enforce while benefiting the community as well. Topics of discussion include snow removal, safety, use of sidewalks, addressing sidewalk concerns, cost, removal, etc.

Therefore, the City of Dawson has made available an online survey to enlist the communityís help in this matter. To take the online survey, click here. A copy of the survey is available at City Hall, 675 Chestnut Street, between the hours of 8:00 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.

City of Dawson
Box 552
675 Chestnut
Dawson, MN  56232
Administrator: 320-769-2154
City Clerk: 320-769-2154
Fax: 320-769-2858

Office hours: Weekdays, 8 am to 4:30 pm


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