Today: November 28, 2015
City of Cologne
1211 Village Parkway
PO Box 120
Cologne, MN 55322


The City of Cologne Welcomes You!

As the Mayor of Cologne, my goal is to expand the city's growth potential while still maintaining a balanced budget. Looking at the city's future, I would like to have a plan in place for not only maintaining, but also updating the city's infrastructure without placing the entire burden on the taxpayers. Another goal for the city would be to invest in land for an industrial park bringing new people, homes and businesses to the City of Cologne. In addition to the industrial park, I would like to see new business opportunities such as restaurants and stores for the citizens of Cologne. As Mayor I want to be a voice for the people of Cologne. Please feel free to contact me at

-- Scott Williams, Mayor


The City of Cologne Council will hold a Public Hearing on its Budget and the amount of Property Taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the City of Cologne will provide for Fiscal Year 2016

Attend the Public Hearing

All residents of the City of Cologne, Carver County, Minnesota are invited to attend the Public Hearing of the City Council to express their opinions on the Budget and on the proposed amount of the year 2016 Property Taxes on:

Monday, December 21, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

City of Cologne – Community Room

1211 Village Parkway

Cologne, MN 55322


Respectfully Submitted

Susan Mueller, City Clerk




Community Open Gym

*Basketball, volleyball, climbing wall, open space*

November 1 – March 2016
Sundays, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
$1/person, clean change of shoes required for each participant

Cologne Community Center, 1211 Village Parkway

Open Gym Sign.pdf


It’s fall and trees are shedding their leaves. Leaf fall on yards is natural and provide nutrients back to the soil. Leaf fall on sidewalks and street boulevards is not. These leaves get washed down through storm drains by rains and into nearby lakes and creeks. When the excess nutrients in these leaves enters lakes, it creates algae blooms. Just 5 bags of leaves have enough phosphorus in them to create 1,000 lbs. of algae growth in lakes and creeks.

It order to help protect Benton Lake, Meuwissen Lake and the stormwater ponds throughout Cologne, you should always rake and sweep your sidewalks, driveways and street boulevards free of leaves. Leaves on your yard can be mulched with a lawnmower or raked and bagged and taken to the city’s compost site. Keeping leaves from going into stormdrains will help prevent algae blooms in our lakes, rivers, and ponds.