City Government

Information updated March 2022

Just moved to the Lester Prairie area? Here’s some information that can help make that transition easier.

City offices are located at 37 Juniper St. N. in the downtown area. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The phone number is 320-395-2646. The website is

Elected officials
Mayor: Chris Mike

Council Members: Sean Tritabaugh, Gary Krause, Mark Thiry, and Paul Dhoore
The council meets the second Tuesday every month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
City Hall hours are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 37 Juniper St. N., Telephone 320-395-2646, Fax 320- 395-8321.
City Staff
Accountant Coordinator-Clerk/Treasurer: Doris Lundin
Assistant City Clerk: Marcy Miller
Maintenance: Luke Meyer , Matthew Schlechter
Wastewater Treatment Operator: PeopleService, Inc. (Jeremy Anderson)
Building Inspector: MNSPECT, Waconia, MN
City Attorneys: Gavin, Janssen, & Stabenow LTD., Glencoe.
Assessor: McLeod County Assessor’s Office
Health Officer: GRH – Lester Prairie Clinic
Park Board
Troy Feltmann, Katie Helmbrecht, Josh Schroeder, Josh Arndt and Council Liaison – Paul Dhoore. The Park Board meets on the first Thursday each month at 7 p.m.
Planning Commission
Merlin Mathews, Fred Blaser, Paul Christensen, Josh Schroeder, Ron Meier, and Council Liaison – Mark Thiry
Economic Development Authority
Gordon Birkholz, Jr., Dean Perry, Paul Christensen, and Council Liaison – Sean Tritabaugh.