City Council & Election Information
City Council, Mayor, and City Administrator - March 2017
Back row (left to right): Council Members Nate Dotson, Greg Schultz, Dave Burbank, Kevin P. Raney, and Brent Svenby.
Front row (left to right): Council Member Jeff Okerberg, Mayor Tom Kuntz, City Administrator Kris Busse, and Council Member Doug Voss.
Regular Meeting Schedule
- 7:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
- Council Chambers
Owatonna Administration Building
540 West Hills Circle
Owatonna, MN 55060
May 5, 2020 City Council Meeting:
Pursuant to MINN. STAT. § 13D.021, this meeting will be conducted by telephonic or other electronic means as instructed. Members of the Council will attend by telephone or other electronic means. This will be a Microsoft Teams Meeting which can be accessed by calling:
507-242-3225 and entering the Conference ID: 755 725 664#
If there are any questions about this notice or participation in the meeting, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 507-774-7341.
Meeting Determination March 20, 2020
Determination that In-Person Meetings are not practical, prudent, or feasible because of a Health Pandemic or Emergency. View the full determination.
City Council Overview and Elected Members
The Mayor and City Council members are the elected leaders of the City Government. They are elected to 4-year terms; the next city election will be the 2020 General Election on November 3, 2020 with election of three council members and Mayor:
- Council Member-at-Large
- Second Ward Council Member
- Fourth Ward Council Member
Current Elected Members:
- Thomas A. Kuntz, Mayor
- Jeff Okerberg, Council Member at Large
- Doug Voss, Council Member at Large
- Dave Burbank, Third Ward
- Nathan Dotson, First Ward
- Kevin P. Raney, Fourth Ward
- Greg Schultz, Second Ward
- Brent Svenby, Fifth Ward
The City Council makes all policy decisions in matters such as: budgets, improvement projects, legislation and zoning. The Council hires the City Attorney and City Administrator, and confirms appointments to the City’s Boards, Commissions, and Department Head positions.
View the 3-year Strategic Plan - 2020-2022
View Council Meetings
Council Meetings may be viewed on Owatonna Live’s website.
The most recent meeting will also play on these public access channels: Charter Cable Channel 181 & Jaguar Cable Channel 900
The meetings will air at the following times:
- Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
- Thursdays at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
- Saturdays at 4 p.m.
- Sundays at 4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.