Wright County has completed an updated draft of its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) and is now seeking public feedback. Planning for natural disasters minimizes the impact of these events that can cause vast economic loss and personal hardship. Community feedback is vital to the success of the plan.
Excellent opportunities are on the horizon for the City of Cokato with the assistance of the Small Cities Development Program. The City of Cokato was awarded Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) grants through the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The Cokato City Council is encouraging eligible homeowners to take full advantage of this program to maximize the impact that this program can make in your community. If you are interested in learning more about this program click the title.
The City of Cokato is seeking applicants for the appointment of a City Council member. If you are interested in being a part of the City Council fill out the application and return it to City Hall or email it to email@example.com by January 30, 2023 4:00 p.m. in which applications will be considered possibly at the February 13, 2023 City Council meeting. Council Application form
Winter Weather Information: Due to the snow that we just received, we would like to inform residents on items dealing with the winter and snow fall. Click the title for information on Mailbox and sidewalk snow removal and winter parking.
There will be an open house for Gordy Erickson at City Hall this Friday, 12/30/2022 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for his service to the city. All are welcome. Cookies and Coffee will be served.
Winter Parking Notice – The City of Cokato’s Winter Parking rules will go into effect on November 15, 2022. No person shall stop, stand, or park any vehicle or permit it to stand on any street in the City between the hours of 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on any day from November 15, 2022 through April 15, 2023. Reminder that the city ordinance regarding parking is available for review at city hall or on the city website on the City Code Page, under Title VII - Traffic Code: Ordinance #70.11.
The City of Cokato is currently accepting applications for the Public Works Maintenance Worker position. This position is full time (FT), hourly, with a 2022 pay range of $19.92 - $25.90. The position is benefit eligible and the City of Cokato offers a generous benefit package which includes health and dental insurance, vacation time, sick time, 10.5 paid holidays, and 7.5% City contribution to PERA retirement. For the complete job description, hiring requirements, and an application, visit our Employment Opportunities page.
Cokato Pool Opening – Coming Soon The City of Cokato is working on getting the pool ready for Summer 2022. We have had some unexpected repairs in the pool that had to be made. The good news is the repairs have been made, the bad news the repaired area needs to remain dry until next week. The pool was scheduled to be open on June 6, 2022 however this may delay the pool opening to later in the week (no later than June 13, 2022). Thank you
The Wright County Office of Emergency Management is working with U-Spatial at the University of Minnesota Duluth to update the county’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP). The plan assesses the natural hazards that pose risk to the county, such as tornadoes, straight line winds, ice storms, blizzards, wildfire, flooding, and extreme temperatures and identifies ways to minimize the damage of future events. As the county works to update the plan, it wants to hear from the public.
Center City Road Project Phase II - The project has been approved by the City Council and a bid was accepted at the April 12th council meeting. Landwehr Construction from St. Cloud, MN will be contracted to complete Phase II of the project. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Winter Parking Notice – The City of Cokato’s Winter Parking rules will go into effect on November 15, 2020. No person shall stop, stand, or park any vehicle or permit it to stand on any street in the City between the hours of 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on any day from November 15, 2020 through May 1, 2021. Reminder that the city ordinance regarding parking is available for review at city hall or on the city website
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