Five people are elected as Mower County Commissioners, serving staggered four year terms. Commissioners work to provide services to people and communities while overseeing the cost of such services. The Mower County Board meets the first, second, and fourth Tuesday each month in the Board Room located in the Lower Level of the Mower County Government Center.  The first meeting of the month begins at 1:00 PM while the remaining begin with Human Services Board business at 8:30 AM with general business starting around 9:30 AM.

Mower County Commissioner Districts Map

1st District

The 1st District includes the following townships: Lansing, Red Rock, Udolpho, and Waltham.  The following Cities are in the first District: Brownsdale, Mapleview, Waltham, and the 1st ward, 1st Precinct of the City of Austin.

Commissioner Tim Gabrielson
23264 570th Ave, Austin, MN 55912
(507) 481-7641

Term Expires: 1/2021

2nd District

The 2nd District includes the following townships: Adams, Bennington, Clayton, Dexter, Frankford, Grand Meadow, LeRoy, Lodi, Marshall, Pleasant Valley, Racine and Sargeant.  The following cities are in the 2nd District: Adams, Dexter, Elkton, Grand Meadow, LeRoy, Racine, Sargeant and Taopi.

Commissioner Polly Glynn
P.O. Box 301, Grand Meadow, MN 55936
(507) 269-4498

Term Expires: 1/2021

3rd District

The 3rd District includes the following townships: Austin, Lyle, Nevada and Windom.  The following cities are included in the 3rd District: Lyle, Rose Creek and the 2nd Ward, 2nd Precinct of the City of Austin.

Commissioner Jerry Reinartz - Chair
2101 6th Ave SW, Austin, MN  55912
(507) 219-2205

Term Expires: 1/2019

4th District

The 4th District includes all of the 3rd Ward of the City of Austin.

Commissioner Tony Bennett 
2000 13th Ave NE, Austin, MN  55912
(507) 440-1203

Term Expires: 1/2019

5th District

The 5th District includes the 1st Ward, 2nd Precinct and the 2nd Ward 1st Precinct of the City of Austin.

Commissioner Mike Ankeny
102 22nd St. NW, Austin, MN  55912
(507) 433-4157

Term Expires: 1/2019

2018 Commissioner Committee Appointments

Board Agenda

The next meeting of the Mower County Board of Commissioners is Tuesday,  July 17, 2018     Meeting Agenda

Plan now for a change in the July meeting schedule:

Current / Usual Schedule  Changed to
July 3 at 1:00 p.m. July 10 at 1:00 p.m.   (CUP public hearings)
July 10 at 8:30 a.m. July 17 at 8:30 a.m.   (HS Board)
July 24 at 8:30 a.m. July 31 at 8:30 a.m.    (A-T department update and Community Health Updates)  

Notice of Meetings

No Special Meetings Currently Announced.

Board Meeting Minutes

Mower County Board Meeting Minutes are offered in .pdf format.


January 2, 2018 March 6, 2018 May 1, 2018
January 9, 2018 March 27, 2018 May 8, 2018
January 23, 2018 April 3, 2018 May 22, 2018
February 6, 2018 April 10, 2018 June 5, 2018
February 13, 2018 April 24, 2018  
February 27, 2018    

For Meeting Minutes for years 2004-2017, Click HERE for the Archive Page


Mower County Transportation Improvement Plan - March 2016

Government Center Remodel

Bid Tabulation - Bid Opening February 11, 2013
Asbestos Abatement - Bid Opening February 7, 2013

Justice Center Project

Bid Tabulation Abstract - Bid Opening March 4, 2009


Planning Commission & Board of Adjustment - Meeting Minutes Archive


Mower County Board of Commissioners
201 1st Street NE, Suite 9
Austin, MN  55912



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