City of Red Wing

Community Recreation Joint Powers Board

Staff Member:  Shawn Blaney, e-mail:
Staff Member:  Kay Kuhlmann, e-mail:
Board Liaison:  Dave Borgen, e-mail:
School Staff Liaison:  Kevin Johnson, Dawn Wettern
City Council Liaison:  Ralph Rauterkus, e-mail:
City Council Liaison:  Dan Bender, e-mail:


The Community Recreation Joint Powers Board is composed of members from both the City of Red Wing and the Red Wing School District.  The board acts as the governing body concerning recreational opportunities in the community.  An important part of this board’s mission is to coordinate all recreational facilities in the community, those owned both by the city and the school district.  The board is responsible for offering programs, managing the Red Wing Water Park and scheduling fields, gyms, and pools.  The Joint Powers Board is composed of seven members including two City Council members, two School Board members and three at-large member.

The board meets bi-monthly on the odd numbered months on the third Thursdays at 7:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers.

Members Include:

  • Steve Anderson, Chair - School
  • Dan Bender, Vice Chair - City
  • Mike Christensen - School
  • Scott Marty - At Large
  • Ralph Rauterkus - City
  • Josh Thygesen - At Large
  • Kim Wojcik - At Large