Council Member
Barbara Goodboe-Bisschoff


City Council Responsibilities

Administrative as well as legislative authority is the ultimate responsibility of the Council, under this form of government.

As the official head of the City, Mayor Nelson serves as spokesperson for both the government and the community.  As a Council Member, the Mayor's official power is no greater than any other Council Member, and the office has no veto power. The Mayor enters official documents, makes appointments subject to the approval of the Council and presides at Council meetings.

  • Legislates for the city, passes ordinances, and sets administrative policy.
  • Directs enforcement of ordinances, determines the level of service, and purchases equipment for City use.
  • Approves the hiring of personnel.
  • Manages financial operations by levying taxes, approving budgets, auditing expenditures, and borrowing money.
  • Guides development in accordance with the Comprehensive Land Use Plan.
  • Appoints persons to Administrative and Advisory Boards and Commissions.
  • Conducts city inter-governmental affairs.
  • Protects the long-range welfare of the city and its residents.
  • Provides community leadership.
Council Member
Lisa Dircks

Robert (Bob) Nelson


city council responsibilities

City of Spring Lake Park MINNESOTA
763-784-6491 |

Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Regular City Council Meetings

  • 7:00 PM
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
  • City Council Chambers

​          1301 81st Avenue NE

           Spring Lake Park, MN  55432

Council Member
Brad Delfs


Council Member
Ken Wendling


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