Volunteer your time to make the community a better place!

By Sara Stadtherr | October 26, 2021

The City of Alexandria is comprised of many Boards, Committees and Commissions. We would love to have you join our work. See the information below and contact Amy Riedel if you have any questions at [email protected]   Boards, Committees and Commissions    

In the Know column: Here’s how city of Alexandria creates a budget

By Sara Stadtherr | October 6, 2021

By Bobbie Osterberg, Alexandria Mayor Today, in less than 600 words, readers will get a peek at the process of creating the city budget for 2022. The budget is the single most important policy document the council adopts. SPOILER ALERT: Math and finance-talk ahead! It starts with the Budget Committee. The city administrator, one council…

Rental Registration information

By Sara Stadtherr | October 4, 2021

For all of the current information and form, please click here:    

Preliminary City of Alexandria budget information

By Sara Stadtherr | September 28, 2021

Click here for the presentation and information:  2022 Budget Presentation – Preliminary

Public Input Needed for Reducing Impact of Severe Storms

By Sara Stadtherr | September 28, 2021

Please see the attached information:  Douglas County News Release – Public Input for Reducing Impact of Storms 2

Contractor Training 2022

By Sara Stadtherr | September 27, 2021

DATE: Thursday, January 20th, 2022 LOCATION: Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria TIME: 8:00 – 4:30; Registration Begins at 7:15 FEE: $75 – Includes All Materials, Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and Afternoon Snack For full information, click here:  Contractor Training 2022

Fall 2021 Metal Clean Up Day

By Sara Stadtherr | September 15, 2021

FALL – ALEXANDRIA METAL PICK UP DAY FORM As an incentive to help city residents clean up their property this fall, the City of Alexandria and Alex Rubbish & Recycling have partnered together to designate Tuesday, September 28, 2021 as free metal pick up day. People with metal objects they wish to dispose of can…

Hear from Chief Kent: In the Know

By Sara Stadtherr | August 30, 2021

In the Know column: Changes inside Alexandria Police Department Our school resource officers are working in partnership with the teachers and staff for security, safety, problem solving, and most importantly, building trust. 2:15 pm, Aug. 25, 2021   By Scott Kent, Alexandria police chief It has been a busy summer in Alexandria and Douglas County…

Downtown Fire Relief Available

By Sara Stadtherr | August 19, 2021

The State of Minnesota has approved a Sales and Use Tax Exemption for items used to repair, replace, clean or otherwise remediate damage to real and personal property damaged or destroyed in the February 25, 2020 fire in downtown Alexandria. The exemption includes sales and purchases made after February 24, 2020, and before February 28, 2023.…

The City of Alexandria is taking sealed envelope bids for multiple excess items. 

By Sara Stadtherr | June 30, 2021

Click on this link for the detailed inventory:  COA for sale items June 2021 For pictures or more details, contact Sara at 320/759-3607.  Bids taken until close of business on July 7th. Sealed envelope bids will be taken at Alexandria City Hall, 704 Broadway, attention:  Sara.

Request for Proposal: Construction Management At Risk Services

By Sara Stadtherr | May 25, 2021

The City of Alexandria invites firms to submit a Construction Management at Risk ([email protected]) Services proposal for the Runestone Community Center Expansion Project. In addition to the expansion, the project may include the renovation of existing spaces. The CM will be part of an integrated team to assure that the scope of work and the…

Municipal Deer Hunt Public Input Session

By Amy Riedel | April 19, 2021

For several months, the Alexandria City Council has discussed the possibility of authorizing a municipal deer hunt within the city limits.  Concerns have been raised about the number of deer in the city limits and damage to property.  Staff has researched how other cities conduct municipal deer hunts.  The links below provide information from some…

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