Robbinsdale has a Council-City Manager system. The governing body consists of four council members and a mayor elected for staggered four-year terms. Other than residency, there are no specific qualifications that must be met to qualify for these offices. The City Council formulates the city policy. The City Manager is responsible for city administration.
Robbinsdale City Council generally meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., except when conflicting with National Night Out, Elections, or Caucus meetings. Meetings are held at the Robbinsdale City Hall - 4100 Lakeview Avenue North. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings are web-streamed and archived through our membership with Northwest Suburbs Cable Commission. https://ccxmedia.org/ccx-cities/robbinsdale.
Tobacco Code Change Information:
At the February 19th, 2019 City Council Meeting, the City Council approved the 1st reading of Ordinance 19-03 after reviewing information in the council packet and hearing those who spoke at the meeting, which would include: raising the legal age for tobacco product sales from 18 to 21, prohibiting the sale of electronic devices except at age restricted tobacco shops, and adding menthol, mint, and wintergreen to the list of flavors which can only be sold at age restricted tobacco shops. The second reading will be on March 19th, 2019. Members of the public with opinions on the proposed city code change are encouraged to provide their comments on the proposal before the March 19th meeting. Comments can be submitted by mail, email, phone call, dropped off at City Hall, or address the City Council in person on March 19th, name and address must be included for the record.
Click to submit email comment - please include name and address
At the November 7th, 2017 City Council Meeting, the City Council approved a Resolution indicating support for the state raising the legal age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21 and revisit the issue as a city in 2018. Resolution 7604.
City Council Work Session Meeting:
Typically held the first Tuesday of every month in the Council Meeting Room (rear Council Chambers), 4100 Lakeview Avenue North, Robbinsdale, MN 55422. The next Regular City Council Work Session is scheduled to follow the Tuesday, June 4, 2019 City Council Meeting. This meeting is open to the public.
The next City Council Meeting is scheduled for:
The next City Council Meeting will be Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall - Council Chambers at 4100 Lakeview Ave N., Robbinsdale, MN 55422. This meeting is open to the public. Agenda for the meeting: 05-21-19_APK
The 2017 Comprehensive Audit was reviewed at the June 19th meeting: 2017 CAFR
City Council Budget Work Session Agendas:
How do I contact my council member?
Contact information for Robbinsdale City Council is here or you may contact the mayor or your council member by sending correspondence to the mayor or council members at City Hall, 4100 Lakeview Avenue North Robbinsdale, Minnesota 55422.
Use the Ward Map to identify your local representative.
The terms for the Mayor and Council Members for Wards I and II expire on December 31, 2020. The terms for Council Members for Wards III and IV expire on December 31, 2018.
The Mayor's salary for 2018 is $10,561 per year and each Council Member receives $8,259 per year for 2018.
The Mayor's salary for 2019 is $10,825 per year and each Council Member receives $8,634 per year for 2019.
The Mayor's salary for 2020 is $11,095 per year and each Council Member receives $8,850 per year for 2020.
City Council Agenda/Minutes: