Message from the City Council Administrator

Dear Fellow Residents:

I would like to welcome you to our beautiful river city on behalf of the City Council and staff. Your choice to make Red Wing your home is welcomed by the City Council and staff.

Red Wing offers a wide variety of services such as:

  • Fire and police protection
  • Ambulance services
  • Community development
  • Building and zoning
  • Nuisance abatement
  • Refuse collection and disposal
  • Municipal water and sewer
  • Public transportation system known as "The Ride"
  • Street maintenance and snow removal
  • Civil defense and disaster preparedness
  • A 38-hole golf course
  • An outstanding public library
  • The T.B. Sheldon performing arts theatre

It is our goal to provide services as efficiently and effectively as possible with well-trained, courteous public servants. We hope that our service meets your expectations. I encourage you to contact us if you have any comments or suggestions.

The city has over 676 acres of parks and playgrounds for your enjoyment. They offer fishing, tennis, swimming, picnicking, boat facilities, hiking, playgrounds, ice skating and numerous other recreational activities. In addition, the Chamber of Commerce, Visitors and Convention Bureau and other community service organizations offer numerous events and activities. Participation by newcomers is a welcomed mix with long-term residents. In addition to volunteer activities, I would also like to encourage you to consider volunteering to serve on a city board or commission or to serve as an elected official.

If you have any questions on our services, roles and your responsibilities as a resident, please call me at 651-385-3600 or email me.


Kay Kuhlmann

Council Administrator