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
2101 6th Ave SW, Austin, MN  55912
(507) 219-2205

Term Expires: 1/2023

4th District

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

Commissioner Jeff Baldus -Vice-Chair
2015 6th Ave SE, Austin, MN  55912
(507) 279-0875

Term Expires: 1/2023

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

Term Expires: 1/2023

2019 Commissioner Committee Appointments


2019 Board Meeting Calendar  (revised 11/2019)

On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019, the Board of Commissioners set the meeting schedule for 2019.  Use the calendar in the link to see the full schedule of board meetings. 


Board Agenda

Regular Meeting of the Mower County Board of Commissioners - Tuesday, November 12, 2019    Meeting Agenda


Notice of Meeting

The following information is being provided in accordance with open meeting law.

No meetings currently announced.

Please note the Commissioners may be attending these meetings/events.  No action discussion will be taken on any county business at this time.

Board Meeting Minutes

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


January 8, 2019 April 23. 2019 August 6, 2019
January 15, 2019 May 7, 2019 August 13, 2019
January 29, 2019 May 14, 2019 August 27, 2019
February 5, 2019 May 28, 2019 September 3, 2019
February 12, 2019 June 4, 2019 September 10, 2019
February 26, 2019 June 11, 2019 September 24, 2019
March 5, 2019 June 17, 2019 Special Session October 1, 2019
March 12, 2019 June 17, 2019 Board of Equalization October 8, 2019
March 26, 2019 June 25, 2019 October 22, 2019
April 2, 2019 July 2, 2019  
April 9, 2019 July 9, 2019  
April 12, 2019 Emergency Mtg. July 23, 2019  

For Meeting Minutes for years 2004-2018, Click HERE for the Archive Page


Mower County Transportation Improvement Plan - March 2016


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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