City Clerk

The City Clerk carries out various statutory duties responsible for communicating factual and timely information to the public and citizens about the City. The City Clerk serves as the Clerk to the City Council by doing the following duties:

  • Administers the licensing of businesses
  • Coordinates the election process
  • Maintains official records (i.e. ordinances, resolutions,
  • Preparing and maintaining official meeting documentation
  • Publishes legal notices


The Clerk's office is also responsible for the codification of the City's ordinances, claims against the City, insurance policy, and safety and loss control.

Ordinances can be viewed at Sterling Codifier website

  1. City Clerk
    Physical Address
    12800 Ravine Parkway
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    Phone: 651-458-2800