Public Services Commission


  • 7 pm
  • 3rd Monday for the following months:
    • January
    • March
    • May (meets at Public Works)
    • July
    • September
    • November
  • City Hall

    12800 Ravine Parkway S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Call 651-458-2807 or email for more information.

Agendas & Minutes

Please note that meeting minutes are generally not available until they have been approved by the Commission at their next regularly scheduled meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Lisa Kons, Chair
  • Tracy Jenson, Member
  • Ron Kath, Vice-Chair
  • Nate Lotts, Member 
  • Kelsey Moyer, Secretary  
  • Jenny Olson. Member 
  • Lise' Rediske, Member 


On February 17, 2016, the City Council voted to combine the Public Safety, Health and Welfare Commission with the Public Works Commission to create the Public Services Commission. The Public Services Commission is a seven-member voluntary advisory group.


  • To identify, study and recommend to the City Council the needs for police protection, fire protection, emergency medical services, emergency management, and other public safety programs, the utilization of present public safety facilities and future facilities, as well as the: 
    • Construction
    • Maintenance
    • Planning
    • Reconstruction
    • Utilization of the community's public infrastructure, including the public works facilities
  • To review public safety policy issues, as referred to the Commission by the City Council
  • To recommend any action to the City Council on permits that involve public safety concerns or services, such as, but not limited to, events such as parades, carnivals, festivals, firework demonstrations, and special events liquor licenses
  • To study and make recommendations to the City Council regarding policies related to the planning, construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and utilization of the community's public infrastructure. The Commission shall also study and make recommendations regarding public works facilities.
  • To study any other such matters as are directed to it by the City Council


If you are interested in applying to be a volunteer member of any of the City Advisory Commissions, download the application (PDF), fill it out and return it to the City of Cottage Grove

ATTN: City Clerk
12800 Ravine Parkway S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Forms are also available for pick up at City Hall. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and kept on file for one year.

Additional Information

Please email Tammy Anderson if you have any questions.