Mayor & Councilmembers
Pictured above (left to right): Mark Schulz, Harold E. Johnson, Mayor Duane Poppe, Larry Stelmach, and Anne Zelenak.
Council meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 415 Central Avenue. All meetings (with the exception limited by law) are open to the public and are cable casted live on Northwest Cable Channel 16.
Our community is a legally established City under the laws of Minnesota. The Mayor serves a two-year term and four Councilmembers serve staggered four-year terms. City elections are held in the fall of even numbered years. Councilmembers serve at-large; there are no wards or districts in the City of Osseo.
The four Councilmembers and Mayor are responsible for approving operating and capital improvement budgets, employing City workers, establishing City policies, regulations and ordinances, maintaining public facilities, and planning the City's future.
Mayor & Councilmember Contact Information & Terms
Mayor Duane Poppe, term expires 12/31/18
Phone: 952-223-6721 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Councilmember Larry Stelmach, term expires 12/31/18
Phone: 763.234.7237 - Email: email@example.com
Councilmember Mark Schulz, term expires 12/31/20
Phone: 612.524.8764 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 763.424.3707 - Email: email@example.com
Councilmember Anne Zelenak, term expires 12/31/18
Phone: 763.657.1799 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
City Council Mission Statement
The City of Osseo will provide high-quality public services in a cost-effective, responsible, innovative, and professional manner given changing needs and available resources.
City Council Vision Statement
We see the City of Osseo as a viable and prosperous community that is responsive to the changing needs and interests of our residents and businesses. This is achieved through fiscal responsibility, economic development, responsible leadership, and community involvement.
City Council Values Statements
The following values are fundamental to the City of Osseo's success and fulfillment of our mission:
1. Excellence and Quality in the Delivery of Services
We believe that service to the public is our reason for being and strive to deliver quality in a highly professional, cost-effective, and efficient manner.
2. Fiscal Responsibility
We believe that fiscal responsibility and the prudent stewardship of public funds are essential for citizen confidence in government.
3. Ethics and Integrity
We believe that ethics and integrity are the foundation blocks of public trust and confidence and that all meaningful relationships are built on these values.
4. Positive Relations with the Community
We believe that positive relations with the community and the public we serve leads to positive, involved, and active citizens.
5. Open and Honest Communication
We believe that open and honest communication is essential for an informed and involved citizenry and fosters a positive working environment for employees.
6. Cooperation and Teamwork
We believe that the public is best served when departments, employees, and commission members work cooperatively as a team rather than at cross purposes.
7. Visionary Leadership and Planning
We believe that the very essence of leadership is to be visionary and plan for the future.
We believe that continuous improvement is the mark of professionalism, and we are committed to applying this principle to the services we offer and the development of our employees.