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Apple Valley
7100 147th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Ph: (952) 953-2500
Administration Department
Department Functions
Tom Lawell
City Administrator

7100 147th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN  55124

Ph: (952) 953-2504
Fx: (952) 953-2515

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The city administrator plans and directs the administration of the city to ensure that efficient municipal services are provided and are in line with City Council objectives. The Administration Department functions include:
  • Acting as liaison to the mayor and City Council advising them on all significant matters and presenting all items which require council action or approval
  • Coordinating with other governmental agencies and representing the interests of the city in metropolitan, state, county, school district, and national activities as delegated by the City Council
  • Directing, developing, and implementing appropriate budgeting, including capital improvements and administrative planning and control procedures
  • Making effective recommendations in areas of policies, planning, administering community services, community development, public safety, administrative services, financial planning, and human resources
  • Providing communications and public relations to the news media and people in the community through various communications media
  • Working closely with each department to plan and coordinate activities to ensure effective service to the public and efficient conduct of all municipal affairs; overseeing the various department directors and managers