City of Watertown Local News

2040 Comprehensive Plan Community Survey

May 26th, 2017

The city has begun the early stages of updating its comprehensive plan. Every ten years all local units of government, including cities, counties, and townships undertake a future planning process that forecasts the future land use and growth patterns of … Continue reading

May 25th Planning Commission Meeting

May 23rd, 2017

The May 25th Planning Commission meeting agenda and packet is now available on our agenda page. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Agenda Page

May 23rd City Council Meeting

May 22nd, 2017

The May 23rd City Council meeting agenda and packet is available on our website. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. with a work session prior at 5:30 p.m. Agenda Page

City Seeks Commission Members

May 15th, 2017

The City currently is seeking citizen involvement on its Planning Commission and Parks Commission. The Planning Commission has one open seat it is currently seeking applicants to fill. The Commission consists of seven members and serves as the City’s planning … Continue reading

Community Garden Plots

May 11th, 2017

There is still time to reserve a community garden plot for the 2017 season. Plots are located at Rick Johnson Park, 300 Lewis Ave N and measure 15′ by 20′. Rental is $20 for the season and will be available … Continue reading

MPCA Recognizes Watertown Waste Water Treatment Plant

May 2nd, 2017

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized 327 Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities, including the City of Watertown, for maintaining outstanding permit compliance from September 2015 through September 2016. MPCA Commissioner John Linc Stine presented the certificates and praised award … Continue reading

Annual City Community Clean Up – April 29th

April 28th, 2017

The City of Watertown will sponsor its 30th Annual Spring Community Cleanup on Saturday, April 29th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Douglas Kugler Eco-Site located at 676 Industrial Blvd, Watertown. City of Watertown residents will be able … Continue reading

Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride

April 27th, 2017

The Minnesota Ironman Bike Ride will be in Carver County on April 30th, 2017. Thousands of of riders will take to Carver County roads and local city streets. This year the City of Watertown will be host to the 100 … Continue reading

April 27th Planning Commission

April 26th, 2017

The Planning Commission will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27th. To view the meeting agenda and packet information please visit our agenda page. The agenda consists of consideration and public hearing for replat … Continue reading

Downtown Parking Lot Cleaning

April 17th, 2017

Downtown parking lots will be cleaned the morning of April 18th. This maintenance item will commence at 5:00 a.m. Noise from equipment such as mechanical broom and street sweeper will be present.