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City of Northfield, MN
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057
Ph: 507-645-8833

City Council


Regular Council Meetings
  • 7 p.m.
  • First and third Tuesday of each month
  • City Hall, Council Chambers
    801 Washington St., Northfield

Work Sessions
Work sessions usually occur on the second Tuesday of each month.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

 City Meeting Archives  City Meeting Portal

Northfield is a home rule charter city. The City Council is comprised of seven elected officials, including the mayor, who legislate policy and govern the issues related to the City of Northfield. The Mayor is the presiding officer of the council. Of the six council positions, there are four ward representatives and two at-large positions. All terms are four years, with staggered election years. To find what ward you live in, view the City's Ward map or enter your address in the Secretary of State Poll Place Finder.

 Term Expires  
Rhonda Pownell, Mayor 12/31/2020 507-663-1932
Suzie Nakasian, Council Member First Ward 12/31/2018 507-301-6756
David DeLong, Council Member Second Ward 12/31/2020 507-645-7797
Erica Zweifel, Council Member Third Ward 12/31/2020 507-663-7131
Jessica Peterson White, Council Member Fourth Ward 12/31/2018 612-366-8311
Brad Ness, Council Member At Large 12/31/2020 612-232-1190
Greg Colby -  Council Member At Large 12/31/2017 507-645-6840


To make a service request please use the RequestTracker system.  The RequestTracker is a tool that can be used to report your concerns to the City.  It can be used for reporting street lights that are out, potholes, or other concerns.  Requests are monitored from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  For emergency Police response, please contact the Police Department at 9-1-1.

Ward / Precinct Map
View the city's Ward / Precinct Map.

City Charter / City Code
View the City Charter / City Code.
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