Tuesday, May 31, 2016

City Council


Council meetings | Archived agendas, minutes, videos | Mission Statement
 Vision Statement | Legislative priorities | School Road Safety Task Force Report

Contact the City Council

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  • To contact the City Council by phone, call (952) 985-4410 to leave a message. You will receive a reply in a timely manner. 
  • To contact City Council members individually, use the contact information below.
  • Mayor Matt Little has office hours at City Hall on Fridays from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Call (952) 985-4403 to schedule an appointment.
Council Member Matt Little Mayor Matt Little
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(952) 985-4410

First elected to Council: January 1, 2011
First elected as Mayor: January 1, 2013
Term expires: December 31, 2016

Council Member Doug Anderson Council Member Doug Anderson 
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(952) 469-1016

First elected to Council: January 1, 2013
Term expires: December 31, 2016

Council Member Bart Davis Council Member Bart Davis
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(952) 715-2883

First appointed to Council: March 4, 2013
Term expires: December 31, 2018

Council Member Colleen LaBeau Council Member Colleen LaBeau
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(952) 985-4170

First elected to Council: January 1, 2011
Term expires: December 31, 2018

Council Member Kerrin Swecker Council Member Kerrin Swecker
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(952) 469-2012

First appointed to Council: August 6, 2007
First elected to Council: January 1, 2009
Term expires: December 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Council meetings

The City Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at City Hall, 20195 Holyoke Avenue. During those times you can watch the meetings live on this website by clicking on this link. If a holiday occurs on the meeting date, the Council meets on the following evening. Council meetings are televised on Government Channel 180 and are also available for online viewing after each meeting.

web link City Council meeting agenda

web link City Council work session agenda

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Archived Council agendas, minutes, videos

Council agendas, minutes, and meeting videos for the past year are posted here. If you are looking for agendas or minutes from prior meetings not listed, call the City Clerk at (952) 985-4404 or click here to browse the electronic archives in our Laserfiche system.

 Meeting date  Agenda  Minutes  Video
 May 16, 2016  Agenda  Not yet available  
 May 2, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 May 2, 2016 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  
 April 18, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 April 11, 2016 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 April 4, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 March 28, 2016 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 March 21, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 March 7, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 February 22, 2016 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 February 16, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 February 1, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 January 19, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 January 19, 2016 - special meeting  Agenda  Minutes  -
 January 4, 2016  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 January 4, 2016 - special meeting  Agenda  Minutes  -
 December 14, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 December 14, 2015 - special meeting  Agenda  Minutes  -
 December 7, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 November 23, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 November 16, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 November 2, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 October 26, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 October 19, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 October 5, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 September 21, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 September 21, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 September 14, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 September 8, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 August 24, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 August 17, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 August 3, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 July 27, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 July 20, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 July 6, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 June 22, 2015 - work session  Agenda  Minutes  -
 June 15, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play
 June 15, 2015 - special meeting  Agenda  Minutes  -
 June 1, 2015  Agenda  Minutes  Play

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Lakeville City Council Members are elected at-large to represent the entire community and are empowered by law to legislate citywide policy. This includes the authority to pass and enforce ordinances, establish public and administrative policies, create advisory boards and commissions, and manage the City's financial operations including preparing a budget, auditing expenditures, and transacting other City business as required by law. The City Council also serves as the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) for the City. The City Council appoints a City Administrator who directs City staff on implementation of Council decisions and providing day-to-day City operations.

Mission Statement:
The City of Lakeville provides the foundation for healthy neighborhoods and successful businesses by investing in comprehensive planning, high-quality and efficient services, citizen participation, and effective partnerships.

Vision Statement:
Lakeville is the choice for residents and businesses looking for a superior quality of life, unique and connected neighborhoods, and a character that reflects a strong sense of community. The City Council is currently in the process of creating a long-term visioning plan - click here for more information on Envision Lakeville.

2016 Legislative Priorities:
As the 2016 Minnesota State Legislature gets underway, there will be many legislative initiatives and bills considered. The adoption of local legislative priorities is intended to portray the City's positions on a variety of issues and to communicate to Lakeville’s residents, legislators, county and state officials, lobbying organizations, and other interested parties Lakeville’s position on a variety of significant legislative topics.

Below is a copy of the City of Lakeville 2016 Legislative Priorities as adopted at the January 4, 2016 City Council meeting. The policies are divided into five categories including municipal revenue and taxation, transportation, housing, economic development, and general legislation. If you have any questions regarding the legislative priorities please contact the City of Lakeville Administration Department at (952) 985-4403. 985-4403.

PDF icon 2016 Legislative Priorities

School Road Safety Task Force Report
The School Road Safety Task Force was formed in response to calls for safety improvements to County and City roads as well as calls to improve the ability of students to safely walk or ride bicycles to and from their schools. Download the final report with maps below.

PDF icon School Road Safety Task Force Report - June 2014 (11 MB)

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