The City of Watertown's Administrative department is responsible for the administrative management of the City, municipal finance, interdepartmental coordination, and personnel management.  

The Administrative department is also responsible for the statuatory duties of the City including: data practices, elections, and record keeping.


The City of Watertown is served by a paid-on-call Fire Department.  There are 28 members of the department which provide coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

Community Services

The City of Watertown's Community Services department is responsible for Building Inspections, Planning and Zoning, Parks and Recreation, and Economic Development.


The City of Watertown contracts with the Carver County Sheriff's Office for police services.

Public Services

The City of Watertown's Public Services division is responsible for park, street, and facility maintenance.
Snow Removal Policy


The City of Watertown's Utility division is responsible for the water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer operations.