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Mower County Government
Courthouse—201 1st St NE
Mower County is governed by a 5-member Board of Commissioners, which meets three times each month at the courthouse in Austin. For exact meeting times, contact County Coordinator at 437-9549.
To contact county offices:
General Manager, Mark Nibaur
1908 14th St NE
433-8886 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A municipal, not-for-profit utility, Austin Utilities provides electricity, gas and water to Austin area residents and businesses. Office hours are Monday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday—Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Austin Utilities has Customer Service Technicians available 24 hours a day/365 days a year. You may call the 24-hour telephone number (433-8886) to report lighting of pilot lights on furnace or gas appliances, carbon monoxide testing, and to report natural gas leaks.
For information on conservation programs, rebates and incentives, contact:
Energy Services Consultant, Kelly Lady
433-8886 E-Mail: email@example.com
Austin Fire Department
Emergency Dial 9-1-1
The Austin Fire Department is staffed by a combination of full time and part-time firefighters.
Austin Police Department
Austin-Mower Law Enforcement Center
201 First Street NE
Emergency Dial 9-1-1
The Austin Police Department currently employs 33 full-time police officers. In addition to the regular patrol officers, there are also 2 full-time liaison officers, one at Austin High School and one at Ellis Middle School and 3 Community Service Officers. They have 2 canine units.
City of Austin
500 4th Ave NE
City Hall is located in the Municipal Building, a facility it shares with Austin Utilities. The city is governed by the mayor and a seven-member city council, which meets the first and third Monday of each month in the Council Chambers, located in the lower level of the Municipal Building. The council represents three wards.
To contact city officials:
Mayor Thomas A. Stiehm
437-9965 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
City Administrator, Craig Clark
437-9940 E-mail: email@example.com
Administrative Services Director, Tom Dankert
437-9959 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Works Director, Steven Lang
437-9949 E-mail: email@example.com
Human Resources Director, Trish Wiechmann
City Clerk, Ann Kasel
437-9943 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parks and Recreation Director, Kim Underwood
433-1881 E-mail: email@example.com
Library Director, Julie Clinefelter
323 Fourth Avenue NE
433-2391 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
HRA Director, Jon Erichson
308 Second Avenue NE
Development Corporation Director, John Garry
329 North Main Street, Suite 106L
Contact Us: 507-437-4561 Toll Free: 888-319-5655