Spring Elk River


Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Monday, May 28, for the Memorial Holiday

Summer hours begin after Memorial Weekend. 
Starting Tuesday, May 29, hours will be:

Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Agendas and Meeting Materials

No meetings the week of May 28

Compost Site with heavy equipment

Important Reminder on Compost Site

Elk River Compost Facility users - Acceptable materials for the Elk River Compost Facility include:

  • brush 
  • logs under 6 inches diameter
  • leaves and grass clippings
  • Please remember to remove all garbage bags and other non-compostable materials before dumping your clippings. Materials that are not accepted include: 
  • stumps
  • logs greater than 6 inches diameter
  • non-compostable materials such as garbage bags and other 
  • household goods.
These items require additional time and staff resources to separate and properly dispose of taking resources away from other city improvements. Thank you for your cooperation.

Recycle Coach App

Get up-to-date recycling/garbage collection information on your smartphone.  Sign up for alerts so you never miss another collection day!  Also, learn about how to properly dispose of odd items.  Make life a little bit easier and download the app today!


Current Job Openings

Election Judge
Summer Seasonal Laborer - Parks and Streets
Full Details

Elections 2018

Seeking Election Judges

Election Judges are essential to our democracy! Election judges staff polling places, administer election procedures and ensure the rights of voters are protected on Election Day. The city needs about 100 elections judges for the August 14, 2018, Primary Election, and the November 6, 2018, General Election.
To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be eligible to vote.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Not be a spouse, parent, child, or sibling of a candidate on the ballot in the same precinct.
  • Complete a mandatory two-hour online election judge training. A link to the training will be emailed to you when you are hired.
  • Pay is $9.65 per hour.
  • Apply Here

Training and service on both the Primary and General election days are paid.
**Please note: It is not necessary for you to complete work history on this application.  If the system requires you to enter something, you can just type NA. 


Road Closures

Keep your head up and eyes on the road. Many different road closures this week before the holiday weekend.

Northbound 101/169 in Elk River lane closes May 24, for guardrail repairs.

*Updated* Highway 10 - Lake Orono Bridge Project 

Eastbound Highway 10 is reduced to a single lane of traffic 24/7 between Joplin St and Upland Ave in Elk River. Westbound is open to two narrow lanes with periodic lane closures. Reduced speeds of 45 mph both directions through the work zone. Crews are currently in the process of reconstructing the westbound lanes and bridge. 

Access to local businesses and residences to be maintained and open, follow directional signs. 
Full Information


Spring Load Restrictions on Roadways

Road restrictions begin Friday, March 16, 2018 at 12:01 a.m.  The link will provide more information and maps.  Full news release  Department of Transportation Website

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