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City Council
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Monday of each month
  • City Hall Council Chambers:  1670 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN  55386

City Council Meeting Rules and Speaking at City Council Meetings

The City Council has Meeting Rules and Procedures to govern their meetings and allow for public participation.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Current Agendas and Minutes
View Agendas and Minutes prior to 2015

Videos and Live Streaming
You can watch previous and Live City Council meetings on our website by clicking here. Mediacom subscribers can also watch live meetings on Cable Channel 8.

The recording begins at approximately 1:21 (one minute, twenty-one seconds).There is no video recording available for this meeting.

Video Recording of City Council Meeting on August 13, 2018 (closed captioning available)

Video Recording of Joint Workshop on August 13, 2018 with City Council, Park & Recreation Committee and Finance Committee Regarding Wasserman Park Phasing and Funding (closed captioning available)

Video Recording of Meeting on August 17, 2018 Regarding Wasserman Park Phasing and Funding.
Please note that the recording begins approximately three minutes into the meeting.
Meeting participants seated clockwise. City of Victoria Mayor Funk City of Victoria Public Works/Park & Recreation Director Mahnke City of Victoria Park & Recreation Committee Member Carlson Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Board Member Olson Minnehaha Creek Watershed District Executive Director Wisker City of Victoria Finance Director Grinnell Carver County Commissioner Workman City of Victoria Council Member Gregory (joined later) City of Victoria Council Member Vogt (via phone)

Audio Recording of City Council Meeting on September 10, 2018
This audio file takes several minutes to download. The meeting begins at approximately 3 minutes:20 seconds. There is no video recording available for this meeting.

City Council
The City of Victoria's City Council is made up of four elected council members and an elected mayor. The Mayor and Council Members are all voted at-large.  All council members serve four-year terms, with the terms staggered so every two years two positions are up for election. The mayor is also elected to a four-year term.

The City Council are elected representatives of the City and have many statutory duties including, but not limited too:
  • Adopting ordinances, resolutions, policies, entering into contracts
  • Approving and adopting the City's financial operations with the advice of staff including:
    • Levying taxes
    • Adopting a budget
    • Borrowing money
    • Designating depositories
  • Appointing members to the Planning Commission, Park and Recreation Committee and Finance Committee
  • Plan for the future of the City through development and adopting a Comprehensive Plan for growth
  • Protect the welfare of the citizens through its ordinances, fire protection, police protection, roads, utilities, infrastructure
  • Provide community leadership
  • Acts as the Economic Development Authority and has specific powers and duties
  • The Council has many other responsibilities in the following areas:  buildings, actions at law, streets, parks, lakes, water, sewer

Tom Funk, Mayor

Jim Crowley, Council Member  

Tom Strigel, Council Member

Tom Vogt, Council Member

Tom Gregory, Council Member
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