City of Battle Lake

Heart of 1001 Lakes
Photo montage: a field of daisies, a family walking on the beach, a tranquil beach scene, and a fishing pole propped against a folding chair at the end of a dock

ADMINISTRATION / 108 MAIN STREET EAST, PO BOX 386, BATTLE LAKE, MN 56515-0386 (218-864-0424)

The City Administrative Office is located at 108 Main Street East and is open to the public from 9 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday.  This Office, staffed by Clerk-Treasurer/Economic Development Director/Zoning Officer, Val Martin; Deputy Clerk/Treasurer, Karalee Brandner and a part-time Clerical Assistant, Tami Olson is responsible for the following:

  • City Code of Ordinances
  • City Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes
  • Official City Seal
  • Notary Public
  • Records Management
  • Election Administration
  • Financial Administration
    • Budget
    • Financial Statements
    • Investments
    • Bond Administration
    • Special Assessment Administration
    • TIF Administration
    • Grant Administration
  • Business Licenses
  • Animal Licenses
  • ATV & Golf Cart Permits
  • Municipal Liquor Store Administration
  • Park Shelter Schedules
  • Special Event Permits
  • Personnel Administration for all City Departments
    • Payroll
    • Health & Dental Insurances
    • Public Employees Retirement
    • NCPERS Life Insurance
    • Comp Worth Pay Equity Reporting
    • Leave Time Reporting
    • OSHA Reporting
    • Employee Health and Safety Program
    • Workers Comp Reporting
    • Personnel Polices


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