Public Works

Surface Water and Sewers Division
309 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401

To contact, call 311.

Stormwater Tips

Please do your part by properly disposing of trash and recycling cans, bottles, paper & other appropriate materials.  Much of the garbage on the banks of the Mississippi or lakes of Minneapolis arrive there via a storm drain!  The simple acts of putting trash where it belongs, recycling that can or not flicking that cigarette butt out the window can make a profound impact.


Plastic bags, bottles, cans, and trash cause pollution, and harm our fish and bird populations.  It takes away from enjoyment of our local lakes, rivers and streams. Do your part!

You can do your part by implementing these five simple actions:

1. Never put anything down a storm drain - ONLY RAIN IN THE STORM DRAIN

2. Use reusable bags instead of disposable bags;

3. Choose products with less packaging when possible;

4. Replace disposable items with reusable ones such as bottles, plates and cups; and

5. Recycle! Keep recyclables and trash in covered and secured containers.


Last updated Oct 4, 2018



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Salary Compliance Notice:
State statute 471.701; Notice of Salary Compliance, requires that the City post for not less than 90 days
the job title of the three highest paid employees along with their base salary. For 2018 these were:
1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191


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