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We strive to provide the most timely and accurate information to all doing business with the City of Hermantown. Hermantown’s professional staff is available to help with your questions or concerns. 

Community Development

For questions regarding zoning, new developments, or parks and trails.

Community Development Director
Eric Johnson
(218) 729-3600



Wondering about building permits?

Building Official
Jim Rich
(218) 729-3600



For administrative or financial questions.

City Administrator
John Mulder
(218) 729-3600

Director of Finance & Administration
Kevin Orme
(218) 729-3600

Administrative Assistant
Mary Melde
(218) 729-3600


Media/Community Relations

For media requests, communications concerns, or if you are wondering how you can become involved in a City-related function or event.

Communications & Community Engagement Manager
Joe Wicklund
(218) 729-3600


Utilities and Public Works

For questions and concerns ranging from your utility bill to a broken water main, and everything in between.

Public Works Director
Paul Senst
(218) 729-3640

Utility Billing Clerk
Janice Shepherd
(218) 729-3609


Ordinances, minutes, and agendas … oh my. (And much more.)

City Clerk
Bonnie Engseth
(218) 729-3600


City of Hermantown

5105 Maple Grove Road

Hermantown, MN 55811


Unsure of where to direct your question?

Administrative Assistant
Mary Melde
(218) 729-3600