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Administration Staff

City Hall
FAX: 651.280.6899

David McKnight
City Administrator




The city of Farmington provides valuable public services through the efforts of qualified, professional staff. The Administration Department is led by the city administrator who is responsible for meeting statutory and legal obligations, while ensuring that council policies and directives are carried out.

The Administration Department is responsible for the following:

  • Oversees the day to day operations of all city activities.

  • Provides professional support and advice to the Farmington City Council and implements the policies and direction of the City Council.

  • Supervises the work of all department heads.

  • Administers all federal, state, county, and city elections.

  • Prepares City Council meeting packets and minutes.

  • Responsible for keeping the city code up to date.

  • Maintains official city records.

  • Issues various city licenses and permits.

  • Responds to inquires on city issues and information.

  • Serves as the city representative to a variety of city, county, and state organizations.

  • All other general administrative duties and customer service.

Banner photo by Jason Jensen of the Prairie Waterway bridge.



City of Farmington • 430 Third Street • Farmington, MN 55024 • 651-280-6800