City of Watertown Local News

Planning Commission Meeting – Jan. 24th

January 22nd, 2019

The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, January 24th for a regularly scheduled meeting. To view the meeting agenda and packet please visit the Agenda Page. Agenda Page

City Seeking Commission Members

January 8th, 2019

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

New Years Office Hours

December 31st, 2018

City offices will close at 12:00 p.m. on December 31st and be closed all day on Tuesday, January 1st. Have a save and Happy New Year!

Winter Community Newsletter

December 31st, 2018

The Winter edition of the community newsletter is now available on our Newsletter page of the website. Winter Community Newsletter

Offices Closed

December 23rd, 2018

City offices will be closed on Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. We wish you and your family a joyous and safe holiday season. 

Free Decorations!!

December 21st, 2018

An anonymous donor gifted a bunch of inflatable and hangable decorations, signs, etc. to be distributed to those who have had damage or anyone wishing to spread some Christmas cheer! Chad Semeja and Mayor Washburn have loaded up the City … Continue reading

Special City Council Meeting – 12/26

December 21st, 2018

A special City Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 26th at 9:30 a.m. To view meeting agenda and packet information please visit our agenda page.Agenda Page

Reward Offered for the “Grinch”!

December 20th, 2018

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office has taken several reports of damaged and stolen holiday decorations over the past couple of days in various parts of the community. At this time, no suspects have been identified. The City of Watertown is … Continue reading

“Grinch” like Property Damage

December 18th, 2018

The Grinch is back in Watertown. Law Enforcement has taken numerous reports of property damage to holiday displays in various parts of town on Sunday and Monday nights. The damage was particularly concentrated in the areas of Landings Lane, Westminster … Continue reading

Grove Street Rink Update

December 14th, 2018

We will be unable to open the warming house this weekend at the Grove Street Rink. Try as we might, we have not been able to get a full ice sheet across the rink surface and still have bare asphalt … Continue reading