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City Council
2013 City Council
L-R: Joe Pavelko, Jim Crowley, Tom O'Connor, Lani Basa, Tom Strigel

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Monday of each month
  • City Hall Council Chambers:  7951 Rose Street, 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.
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Videos
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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 O'Connor, Mayor
toconnor@ci.victoria.mn.us
952-261-9177

Lani Basa, Council Member
labasa@ci.victoria.mn.us
952-905-9442

Jim Crowley, Council Member
jcrowley@ci.victoria.mn.us
612-280-4834

Joe Pavelko, Council Member
jpavelko@ci.victoria.mn.us
612-300-5977

Tom Strigel, Council Member
tstrigel@ci.victoria.mn.us
952-361-6220
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