City Council

Roles & Responsibilities

The Le Sueur City Council exercises the legislative power of the City.  This group determines matters of policy and approves bills, annual budgets contracts between the City and third parties.  In addition, the Council oversees the activities of numerous boards, committees, and commissions that report to the City Council.

The City Council consists of 7 elected members (6 Council Members and Mayor).  Each Council member is elected for a 4-year term.

2022 Election

There are four (4) total council seats open for election on the 2022 ballot:

  • Three 4-year terms
  • One 2-year term

For more information, visit our Elections page.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes


City Council meetings are conducted the second and fourth Monday of each month.  They are held in the City Hall Council Chambers and begin at 6:30pm.  Meetings are streamed live and can be joined remotely by clicking on the media link from the Agenda Center.  Past meetings can be viewed on our YouTube channel.  Citizens are encouraged to attend meetings and/or watch the meetings to stay informed on issues, ideas, and strategies affecting the City of Le Sueur.


The City of Le Sueur is always looking for volunteers for our various boards and commissions.  By being an active, informed citizen, you can help shape your community.  For more information or to apply for one of our current openings, visit our Boards and Commissions page.

Goals & Priorities

At the beginning of each year, the City Council sets long-term goals and priorities for the year.
2021-2022 Council Goals and Priorities (PDF)

Le Sueur City Council Professional Standards (Adopted February 13, 2017)

The members of the Le Sueur City Council agree that the following behaviors will guide the City Council’s discussions with each other at City Council meetings, with the members of the public, and with staff.

  • We agree to practice professionalism by being positive and assuming positive intentions, by being respectful to all, and by being prepared for meetings..
  • We agree to follow the approved agenda, that we won’t be distracted by sidebar discussions and that we will take time for recognition and appreciation.  We will be active listeners, we encourage everyone’s participation, and will collaborate whenever possible.
  • We agree to respect decisions made by the group and that expectations will be clearly stated including who is responsible for follow up.  We agree to follow through on commitments made.