City Departments

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City Council

The City Council is an elected body that has administrative and legislative authority over City business. The City is divided into five wards with one Council Member per ward.  Presently there are two wards with two precincts which gives the City a total of seven voting precincts within the City limits. The Alexandria City Council is comprised of elected officials…

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ALP Utilities

ALP Utilities is Alexandria’s municipal utility which serves residents with electric service, city water service and business communications. ALP Utilities not only provides essential services, it also powers the success of our community. ALP is governed by local friends and neighbors. This keeps decision making closer to where customers live and closer to their best…

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Public Works – Street Department

Mission  The Public Works Department strives to efficiently provide essential services to the community.  They are often a first point of contact for citizens as they are called upon to take care of issues with streets, sidewalks, special events, and more.  They take special pride in working as a team to complete the snow removal…

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Runestone Community Center

Join us for updated information and events on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RCCAlexMN/       On May 6, 1975 a special meeting of the first Board of Directors of the Runestone Community Center Corporation was held. After many months of fundraising. After many meetings, the City of Alexandria committed their participation extending $300,00 by the issuance of…

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Community Development

This Division is responsible for planning, zoning, building and other code enforcement.  Services include site inspection, rental housing licensing and inspections, sign permits and license issuance, and general housing activities; as well as enforcement of the City Code’s nuisance prevention provisions.  What is a Nuisance? Planning and Zoning staff reviews development proposals and prepares written reports…

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Police Department

Non-Emergency: 320-763-6631 Emergency: Dial 911 It is the Mission of the Alexandria Police Department to create and maintain a Partnership with the Community it serves in order to provide police services beyond expectations, as well as an opportunity for citizen involvement. It is our goal to maintain professionalism with pride, enrichment to employees, fairness and…

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Public Works – Park Department

Mission  The Public Works Department strives to efficiently provide essential services to the community.  They are often a first point of contact for citizens as they are called upon to take care of issues with streets, sidewalks, special events, and more.  They take special pride in working as a team to complete the snow removal…

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Municipal Liquor Stores

Welcome to Alexandria Municipal Liquor Stores Thank You for supporting Alexandria’s community owned Liquor Stores, where buying locally benefits locally! Alexandria Liquors is sure to have your favorite wine or spirit at one of our two convenient locations: Downtown Liquor 214 Broadway & 3rd Ave 320-763-5404 To order online for Downtown Liquor:  htps://alexandrialiquor.com/   Plaza…

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Back view of AFD Firefighters Memorial

Fire Department

MISSION STATEMENT: The Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department was established to provide fire and rescue services to the community when an emergency situation requires the AFD to be dispatched and to provide public fire education. MOTTO:  “Professional…Dedicated…Role Models” CORE VALUES: (Spirit) Service We are dedicated to serving the citizens of Alexandria and are committed to the…

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Building Department

The City of Alexandria Building Department is responsible for administrating the Minnesota State Building Code. Permits Building and related permits ensure that projects will be constructed according to nationally recognized standards. Those standards are designed to protect buildings from collapse and fire, and to ensure the safety of all building components. Review of permit applications…

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Assessor Office

The Assessing Department directs and manages the valuation and classification of all real property in the City, consistent with Minnesota Statutes and acceptable assessment practices with the goal of excellence in accuracy, transparency, and efficiency. Core Duties: View, physically inspect, measure and value parcels of property in accordance with a five year viewing plan and…

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Alexandria Airport

Alexandria Municipal Airport has served the greater Alexandria and Douglas County area for almost 70 years. Originally a stop for World War II aircraft en route to Alaska and Russia, Alexandria Municipal Airport is now a bustling airport home to more than 50 airplanes. The airport is used by both locals and a wide variety…

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