Meetings - Live Stream - click here

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2020 Census:
What you need to know
 
Every ten years the Census Bureau has counted every resident in the United States.
What is this so important?  The data that will be collected from the 2020 Census is critical for States, Counties, and Communities for:
Representation.  Census Data determines the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as districts for State government.
Funding.  Census Data guides federal spending allocation of approximately $589 billion to local communities every year.
Full participation in the upcoming 2020 Census will provide our community vital information about who we are and what our community needs.  It will take all of us coming together to ensure every Lindstrom resident counts.
Keep in mind all information gathered is kept confidential according to Title 13, U.S. Code which clearly states It is against the law to disclose or publich any private information that identifies an individual or business, including names, addresses, GPS coordinates, Social Security Numbers, and telephone numbers. The Census Bureau collects information to produce statistics.
Key things to keep in mind as we approach the 2020 Census are if you travel during the winter, be sure to use that State of your permanent residency as you complete the form.  Every housing unit will received a post card to respond online from the Census Bureau.  Also, keep in mind that the Census form will not be mailed to PO boxes.  If you have use of a PO Box for mail, you will need to look for your Census form on your doorknob.

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 Through much thought and deliberation for the health and safety of residents and visitors and with much regret, it has been determined to cancel this year's Harmony in the Park (click here for updates on Harmony In The Park  Facebook page)  and traditional 2020 Karl Oskar Days (click here for updates on KOD Facebook page) events.  The intent of these events is to bring crowds of people together which is exactly what is detrimental right now due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  In addition, both events would be held during the peak of the Coronavirus in Minnesota that is expected to be the end of June to mid-July.  We sincerely appreciate and thank our sponsors.  Donations that have been received for 2020 will roll over to the 2021 season unless designated otherwise.  We look forward to seeing everyone in 2021.  Until then, stay safe and healthy.

Also, continue to check the KOD Facebook page and the City's website to find our what virtual and non-virtual activities for Summer fun events and engagements.

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* Questions about road construction projects?  click here
 
*  Working to Improve Highway 8 - Identifying a Long-Term Solution to Improve Safety and Mobility Along US Highway 8 from I-35 - click here for details/printable pdf
 
*  City of Lindstrom, MN 2018 Projects Aerial Spotlight Story Map - click here
 
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2020 TNT Budget Tax Levy - click here

*  Comprehensive Plan 2017 - click here
*  EDA Development Plan - click here
*  2020 Fee Schedule
*  Wellhead Protection Plan
   

 

... America's Little Sweden

Incorporated in 1894, Lindstrom MN was first settled by Daniel Lindstrom who left Sweden for America in 1853.  Among the Swedish Emigrants was Erik Norelius, whose personal journals (documented in part) formed the basis of Vilhelm Moberg's novels of the Swedish Emigration to America.  Moberg's fictional heroes, Karl-Oskar and Kristina Nilsson, are memorialized in statue at the west end of town as a tribute to the early Swedish immigrants whose descendents continue to populate our area. 

Karl-Oskar & Kristina Nilsson

 

 

"SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS" ...click here

 

On March 19, 2020, the Lindstrom City Council issued Resolution 20200319-03 Enacted Under Authority of Minnesota States 12.29 and 12.37 Declared Local Emergency due to COVID-19 Health Pandemic - click here for details ; click here for Resolution 20200319-03

PLEASE NOTE:  THE CHISAGO LAKES AREA LIBRARY IS REQUESTING DONATIONS OF MASKS!

 


SUMMER FUN 2020
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Each Week on Friday, you will hear about everything Swedish - click here for details!

Here's Friday, July 31st, 2020 ActivitySwedish Folk Tune - click here for details

Also Check our KOD Parks page and  KOD Facebook page for this activitiy and past Summer 2020 Fun Activities!

 


2020 COMMUNITY GARDEN INFO::
 - Registration Form
 - Grant Application
 - Garden Plot Map
 - Garden Rules
 - Garden Brochure

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2020 Notice of Offices to be Voted for at the
State General Election -
click here

Notice to Candidates for City Election
Notice of Affidavits of Candidacy, City of Lindstrom

click here for full Notice

Affidavit of Candidacy

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DRIVER'S LICENSES, LOCATIONS FOR TESTING SERVICES, VEHICLE SERVICES - please click here for locations that are open
Lindstrom's Exam Station is Closed Until Further Notice

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* August 6, 2020 - Planning Commission Meeting, Public Hearing - Agenda ; Notice ; Olinda Trail Apartment Projects Updates ; Site Plan ; Preliminary Plat ; Other Plans

Join Zoom Planning Meeting:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7283741358?pwd=U05WeGpvQzBwNVdPSnNhWFVBTHpKUT09
Meeting ID:  728 374 1358
Passcode:  7p82zx

   
* August 11, 2020 - Primary Election Day
   
* August 11, 2020 - EDA Meeting rescheduled to August 18, 2020 due to primary elections on the 11th
   
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STARTING MONDAY, JUNE 1ST CONTRACTOR WILL BEGIN ROAD AND UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS ON Chisago County 25 (Olinda Trail) and finishing by the High School during the summer months.  Residents can go to the County website for further details and timelines.  Please forward messages/concerns from residents to Kyle Ludwig (Chisago County) or to Matt Fraley, Public Works Director (City of Lindstrom).
Click here for more details

 

"Vi i valkomnar var systerstads svenska familj, vanner och besokare fran Tingsryd till var webbsida och stad!"  Lindstrom Residents may visit our Sister City Tingsryd in return at:   www.tingsryd.se/site/startsida/turism.aspx


LLindstrom City Hall
13292 Sylvan Avenue
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Phone: 651-257-0620
ContactUs@cityofLindstrom.us

    



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