Mayor Rhonda Pownell

Rhonda Pownell, Mayor

About Rhonda Pownell

Rhonda Pownell is the Mayor of the City of Northfield. The Mayor serves a four-year term.

Mayor Pownell was elected to her first term as Mayor of Northfield, Minnesota in 2016. Her current term expires December 31, 2020. Pownell was first elected to the City Council in 2008.  She was serving her second term as Council Member At-Large when she was elected Mayor.

Community Involvement
Mayor Pownell is currently involved with these commissions, committees or community initiatives:

State and Regional Affiliations

Northfield is represented by Mayor Pownell on these regional and state agencies:

  •  LMC Improving Service Delivery Policy Committee
  • League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT) Trustee
  • Past President of the League of Minnesota Cities (LMC) Board of Director                        


Agendas & Minutes
                                                                                             City Meeting Archives Opens in new window

The City Meeting Archives contain PDF's of agenda packets, minutes, and resolutions.

City Meeting Portal Opens in new window 

The City Meeting Portal allows you to view live streamed meetings and agendas with clickable links.

Mayor For A Day Essay Contest

The City of Northfield Mayor for a Day Essay Contest is a program to engage local 4th and 5th grade students in civic engagement through a written essay contest. Mayor for a Day Essay Contest recipients will announced and awarded by the Mayor at our annual State of the City event on Monday, March 18, 2019. View the contest form for all the details.

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    Rhonda Pownell

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