City of Watertown Local News

COVID-19 Resident Page

March 24th, 2020

A COVID-19 page with helpful information, updates, and links is now available on our website. Also continue to follow our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter for additional updates and links around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Windows into Watertown Photo Contest

September 24th, 2019

Windows into Watertown is a photo contest that will allow residents to share images that express the feeling, stories, and beauty of Watertown. Send us your photos that highlight what you love about out life in Watertown and you could … Continue reading

City Hall Re-Opened for In-Person Service

May 26th, 2020

City Hall has re-opened for in-person service Monday through Thursday from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM. We have implemented enhanced sanitation on all our high touch areas and have installed additional signage and markings to promote 6′ of separation at … Continue reading

Offices Closed Memorial Day

May 24th, 2020

City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. A special thank you to our service members and their families who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for us all.

News Coverage Correction

May 22nd, 2020

On some of the television news cast coverage of the Chamber Checks program by KSTP-TV and KMSP-TV is was reported that the City has waived 3 months of utility bills for customers. This is incorrect. All customers will be billed … Continue reading

Planning Commission – May 28th

May 22nd, 2020

The Planning Commission will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 28th at 6:30 p.m. To view the meeting agenda and material please visit the Agenda Page. Please note that this meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. … Continue reading

City Council Meeting – May 26th

May 22nd, 2020

The City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m. A work session will be held prior at 5:30 p.m. To view the meeting agenda and packet materials please visit the Agenda Page. … Continue reading

Chamber Checks Program

May 21st, 2020

Households in the City should start receiving an envelope containing $60 in Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce “Chamber Checks” this week. This program was authorized as a local stimulus package by the City Council to help provide our residents and … Continue reading

City Council Meeting – May 12th

May 11th, 2020

The City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 12th. A work session will be held prior at 5:30 p.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m. Please note that these meetings will be … Continue reading

Planning Commission Meeting 4-30-20

April 28th, 2020

The Planning Commission will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 30th at 6:30 p.m. Please note that the meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Meetings. You can view the meeting agenda, materials, and virtual meeting registration … Continue reading

City Council Meeting 4-28-20

April 28th, 2020

The City Council will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 28th at 6:30 p.m. Please note that the meeting will be held virtually via Zoom Meetings. You can view meeting agenda, materials, and the registration link for … Continue reading

Free Food Distribution

April 16th, 2020

Michael Foods will be distributing free food on Friday, April 17th in Watertown at Oak Grove Community Park, 11695 County Road 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please enter at Kristi Lane.