City Council

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Monday of each month
  • Orono Council Chambers
    2780 Kelley Parkway
    Orono, MN 55356

Work Sessions

  • 5 p.m.
  • 4th Monday of each month
  • Orono Council Chambers
    2780 Kelley Parkway
    Orono, MN 55356

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

Dennis Walsh, Mayor

Mayor Dennis Walsh

Aaron Printup

Aaron Printup 2018

Victoria Seals

Council Member Victoria Seals

Wendy Dankey

Council Member Wendy Dankey

Richard Crosby II

Council Member Richard Crosby II

About the Council

The cornerstone of city government in Minnesota is the elected city council. The city council fashions the policies that determine a community's present and future well-being. Citizens look to their local government for leadership in planning and managing community development. (League of Minnesota Cities, "Handbook for Minnesota Cities," Elected officials and council structure and role, 1997, page 115.)

The City of Orono is established as a statutory "Plan A" City under Minnesota Statues.

Composition

The City Council is comprised of a mayor and four council members. The mayor is elected at-large for a two-year term and the council members are elected at-large for a four-year term (two each election).

Terms of Office

All terms of office in statutory cities begin on the first business day of January following an election. The terms of the old officers end at this time, or as soon as the newly elected officers qualify by taking an oath.