City Council


First and third Tuesday of each month
6 p.m.

Work Sessions held the second Tuesday of each month
6 p.m.

City Hall
Council Chambers
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057

Agendas and minutes

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Name Title Term expiration Phone number
Mayor December 31, 2020 507-663-1932
Clarice Grenier Grabau Council Member At Large December 31, 2022 612-281-2449
David Delong Council Member Second Ward December 31, 2020 507-645-7797
Susie Nakasian Council Member First Ward December 31, 2022 507-301-6756
Brad Ness Council Member At Large December 31, 2020 612-232-1190
Jessica Peterson White Council Member Fourth Ward December 31, 2022 612-366-8311
Erica Zweifel Council Member Third Ward December 31, 2020 507-663-7131

City Staff

Name Title Phone number Email
Ben Martig City Administrator 507-645-3009 Email Ben
Deb Little City Clerk 507-645-3001 Email Deb
Sara Kettering Administrative Associate/Deputy City Clerk  507-645-3060 Email Sara

Commenting on agenda items with eComment

The City of Northfield has added an electronic comment (eComment) feature for City Council meetings. eComment provides an easy way for citizens to add their voices to the process and makes participation in public meetings convenient when it may be difficult to the attend the meeting in person.

Once the agenda is published, the eComment link will be active. Residents can review agenda item details, indicate their position on an item and leave feedback by clicking on the eComment tab on the City Council meetings page: City of Northfield - City Council.

Comments may be submitted until noon on the day of the meeting. Residents may also use the Register to Speak option to sign up in advance to speak at the meeting. Please see attached directionsfor additional information on using eComment and Register to Speak.

Contact Deb Little, City Clerk at 507-645-3001 or via e-mail at for more information.


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.

Ward / precinct map

To find what ward you live in:

View the city's Ward / Precinct Map.

or enter your address in the Secretary of State Poll Place Finder.

City Charter / City Code

View the City Charter / City Code.