Kris M. Busse, City Administrator

Kris M. Busse, City Administrator
​The City of Owatonna Administrator, under direction of the City Council, exercises control and supervision over all administrative affairs of the City Government. The administrator shall recommend to the Council and Mayor such measures and policies considered necessary or expedient for the best operation of the City Government. The City Administrator provides direction and supervision for department heads and is responsible for all day-to-day operations.​​

March 18, 2020:  City Administration Building is currently closed to the public until April 12, 2020. Staff from the City will be working normal hours and available via phone and email. Access to all City buildings will be permitted on an appointment or urgent need basis. Please contact the Jeanette Clawson by phone (507) 774-7341 or email if you have any questions regarding business licenses.    

March 20, 2020:  Determination that In-Person Meetings are not Practical, Prudent, or Feasible because of a Health Pandemic or Emergency.

Meeting Determination

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