Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

420 N. Pokegama Ave

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

City Hall: 218-326-7600


For agendas and minutes not found in Legistar, please contact City Clerk Kim Gibeau at (218) 326-7611 or admin@cityofgrandrapidsmn.com




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The basis of any democratic government is its citizens. In the United States, the essence of democracy is embodied in the Constitution, which begins, “We the People. . . .” This wording establishes democracy as not only a right, but also a responsibility, and establishes the foundation for citizen involvement in governance.
The right and responsibility of citizenship unfolds in many ways: citizen involvement in governance encompasses not only citizen participation... read more


Applications will only be accepted for listed postings.

The City provides its residents and businesses a full range of municipal services related to public safety (police and fire), public works, parks and recreation, development, and administrative services.  The City operates an ice arena, golf course, and library. These services are provided by quality staff, including 90 full-time and part-time employees, 30 paid-on-call (volunteer)... read more

The complete Grand Rapids Municipal Code is hosted by Municipal Code Corporation, Tallahassee, Florida.  The code is updated electronically on a quarterly basis.  

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The Finance Department completes annual and long range financial plans for the City. Other vital support services for the City include:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Administering bond indebtedness
  • All financial transactions for the City
  • Assessment payoff administration
  • Investment of City funds
  • Lodging Tax administration
  • Payroll
  • Preparation of City’s annual budget
  • Treasury functions for all City Departments

Financial Reports
The Finance Department coordinates the Annual Municipal Audit for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Government Finance Officers Association of... read more


The Administration Department helps the City Administrator manage the functions of other City departments and oversees the implementation of the City Council's policies and decisions.  In addition to coordinating Council activities, Administration is also responsible for Human Resources and the duties of the City Clerk.

The Administration Department:

  • prepares agendas and provides support information for 24 regular meetings each year.
  • facilitates the activities of the City's management team to carry out Council actions.
  • oversees... read more

Do you want to be involved in your local government?  The Grand Rapids City Council places a high value on obtaining citizen input.  One of the ways they accomplish this is through their boards and commissions. 

If you are interested in participating in any of the boards or commissions listed below, please download an application from the link or for more information call 218-326-7600.

Applicants must have a desire to serve their... read more


We will meet the basic needs of our city with cost effective quality services, will facilitate healthy growth, and will prepare for the long-term development of our community.


We will:

- Operate honestly, ethically and with integrity.
- Treat all people fairly, equitably, and respectfully.
- Encourage open and free communication.
- Respect differences of opinion.
- Recognize policy... read more


All public government data is available for viewing at no charge at City Hall during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Copies of non-copyrighted public data are available in the format in which the data is maintained.  

In compliance with the City's fee schedule, there is a charge of $0.25 per single-sided 8 ½” x 11” page in addition to shipping/mailing costs.  Data requests for... read more