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Douglas County CARES Pandemic Relief Grants

Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission (AAEDC) will oversee the Douglas County CARES Pandemic Relief Grant Program approved by the Douglas County Board on August 4, 2020. This program is funded by the CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act. This program makes grants available ranging up to $50,000 to nonprofits and small businesses owned…

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City of Alexandria Reopens door to public with Service protocals

As the City of Alexandria reopens its doors to the public June 1, department leaders advise residents and visitors to continue to call in advance to learn the most efficient way of accomplishing their business with the city. City employees have worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic offering services through phone calls, email, online and drop…

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There are many things to do and events to check out in the lakes area.


Learn more about our school system, policies, and the city government.

Alex·and·dria (al-ig-zan-dree-uh) 1. The perfect place to vacation and enjoy beautiful lake country 2. Birthplace of America steeped in tradition and a rich history 3. A booming micropolitan thriving in manufacturing, health services, food processing, and more.

mayor - sara carlson Welcome to Alexandria, the city where residents and visitors alike enjoy hundreds of lakes, golfing, stock car racing, fine dining, antique and specialty shopping, as well as beauty, rest and relaxation.   We are located just off I-94, and packed with year round fun-filled events!  Alexandria is easy to get to, yet hard to leave. But don't take my word for it, discover the beauty of the Alexandria Lakes Area for yourself.


Community Partners

Explore the best attractions Alexandria has to offer. Everything from lakes to museums, there is so much to explore. Tourism can also help you find a great place to stay.

Find the resources you need to grow your business or spark your career.

Join a network of businesses and organizations looking to help each other thrive. The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is ready to help you make meaningful connections.

Stay In Touch With The City

  1. Stormwater Management Committee

    October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
  2. City Council Meeting

    October 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
  3. City Council Meeting

    November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Ordinance 811
December 17, 2019
Ordinance 810
December 17, 2019
Ordinance 809
December 17, 2019