The City of Watertown believes that residential quality of life is shaped by the people who live here, community businesses, and many volunteer groups and service oriented associations.

Watertown is fortunate that many organizations contribute to community life. This work can be seen on Sunday morning at local churches, fundraisers to support those in need, and in volunteer projects around Watertown.

North Lewis Downtown Visioning & Parking

The City Council has convened a task force consisting of commission members from the Park Board, Planning Commission, Aging, Economic Development Authority, as well as area business owners, Chamber and Americal Legion leadership to help plan the future of this community gateway. You can follow meeting progress here.

Bridge & Intersection Project

 The CSAH 10 and Lewis Ave Intersection project will commence in 2015. Check out the project page for construction information and updates.


Waste Water Treatment Facility Planning

The City is in the early stages of evaluating the future needs of the community's waste water treatment plant. To read more and track the progress visit our project page.


Community Newsletter

 The City newsletter helps residents stay up to date with City news, events, and happenings.


Community Calendar

Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar


Emergency - Call 911 for Immediate Assistance

Fire - Watertown Fire Department

Police - Carver County Sheriff's Dept



Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Peace Lutheran Church

St. Boniface Catholic Church 

St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church

St. Peter Lutheran Church

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church

Watertown Evangelical Free Church 



Watertown-Mayer Public Schools
ISD #111


Christ Community Lutheran School


Mayer Lutheran School  





Chamber of Commerce

Community Education

Friends for Life Food Shelf - (952) 955-1980



River City Theatre Company

Watertown Area Fine Arts Council

Watertown Area Historical Society


Community Programming

 The City of Watertown annually seeks proposals from area civic organizations and nonprofits to create and operate community programming or events to meet the needs of City residents.  The Watertown City Council has determined that Community Programming enhances quality of life and has a positive impact on the economic climate in the community.  Generally, the City seeks programming proposals for youth, adults, and culture & history.

Proposals are due February 15, 2015 with disbursement occuring in March. Unused funds will be disbursed on a first come/first serve basis. 

2015 Community Programming RFP