City of Atwater, Minnesota
 

City Officials and Departments

City Council
City Council Meetings
All meetings are held at 7 p.m. at the City offices and are open to public. The meetings fall on the first Wednesday of the month. If you need a sign language interpreter or other assistance, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 320-974-8760 at least two weeks before the meeting
Position Name Phone Email term
Mayor Mark Olson (320) 295-6392 Mark.Olson@mchsi.com exp Jan 2019
Council Member Reed Schmidt (320) 220-0825 rideon2003002@yahoo.com exp Jan 2021
Council Member Shane Hagstrom (320) 295-6346 shag56209@yahoo.com exp Jan 2021
Council Member Jerry Spencer (320) 212-6834 spencerjerry@live.com exp Jan 2019
Council Member Patrick Wortham (651) 249-9576 pat.wortham_atwatercitycouncil@yahoo.com exp Jan 2019
City Offices
Position Name Phone Email term
City Clerk/Treasurer Goldie Smith (320) 974-8760 atwatercityclerk@willmarnet.com app 7/1996
Office/Billing Clerk Laurie Torkelson (320) 974-8760 atwaterdeputyclerk@willmarnet.com app 5/2005
322 Atlantic Ave West
PO Box 59
Atwater, NMN 56209
Phone/Fax (320) 974-8760
     
Public Works
Position Name Phone Email term
Maintenance Superintendent Steve Bomstad emergency cell
(320) 441-9968
  app 1/2003
Maintenance Worker        
Police Department
Position Name Phone Email term
Police Chief Trevor Berger (320) 974-8900   app 7/2012
Police Officer Taylor Fenrich     app 1/2016
Police Officer Jeandrea Nordby     app 8/2012
322 Atlantic Ave West
PO Box 59
Atwater, MN 56209
(320) 974-8900
Emergency 911
atwaterpolicemn@yahoo.com  
Fire Department
Position Name Phone Email term
Fire Chief Gerald Schwartz     app 2/2001
Assistant Chief Jason Derron
Chad Busskohl
    app 2/2015
Ambulance Supervisor Veda Stockland      
107 Second St North
PO Box 59
Atwater, NN 56209
     
Emergency Management/Fire Marshall
Position Name Phone Email term
Director Greg Tauer      
Public Library
Position Name Phone Email term
Library Director website Lynda Behm (320) 974-3363    
Summer Rec
Position Name Phone Email term
Coordinator website Open      
Planning and Zoning Commission
Position Name Phone Email term
Administrator/Bld Inspector Jim Solheid (320) 354-2444   app 2/2012
Commissioner Jason Denton      
Commissioner Keith Detlefson      
Commissioner Marge Rierson      
Commissioner Dale Tagtow      
Commissioner Sandy Walsh