Led by the City Administrator, the Administration Department oversees all municipal functions within the City. Some department activities include:
The Administrative Department is responsible for coordinating all of the hiring, new employee orientation, health and wellness programs, personnel policy, and other employee related functions. The department is also responsible for City's quarterly newsletter, Mounds View Matters, and coordinating business licensing for restaurants, liquor establishments, tobacco retailers, amusement centers, etc.
Economic Development & Business Services
The purpose of Economic Development in Mounds View is to enhance the City's tax base through business retention/expansion and community revitalization/redevelopment. Economic Development in Mounds View is governed by the Economic Development Commission (EDC) and the Economic Development Authority (EDA). The department provides for economic development services including redevelopment and financing activities as well as business retention & expansion visits, marketing efforts, and liaison between the City and local businesses.
The department is also responsible for the City's Strategic Plan, business licensing, the website, social media, and special projects that any City Department may have. This may include bidding, proposals, grants, research & analysis, policy updates, property searches & valuation, coordination of skilled workforce programs through job shadowing & internships between local manufacturing companies and the Mounds View School District, inventories of all commercial & residential properties, community outreach programs, & community connector, as well as providing guidance to the City Council, EDA, & EDC on issues affecting local businesses, trends, and solutions in order to maintain a friendly and viable business community.
The department oversees local election requirements yet has contracted with Ramsey County Elections for the coordination and management of City election activities. There are four voting precincts in the community and voting occurs at the Mounds View Community Center for all four precincts. For additional information about the elections process, please contact Ramsey County Elections at 651.266.2171.