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The City accepts responsibility for damages to mailboxes if the mailbox location and construction complies with the City's Mailbox Placement Standards and the damage is by physically being struck by a plow blade, wing, or other piece of equipment. Please note: damage caused by snow hitting the mailbox is not covered.
To have your mailbox repaired or replaced, please fill out our Mailbox Damage Application and remit to City Hall.
As a general rule, a snow emergency will be declared following or during a snow occurrence of two or more inches. The announcement will be made the on City's website, Facebook page, Le Sueur County News, and KCHK radio. Notifications can also be sent to you direct by text or email by signing up thru our Notify Me module.
Please contact Joel Schmidt, Public Works Manager at 507-593-8378.
The adjacent property owner is responsible for maintenance, construction, and reconstruction of the sidewalk abutting their property. The property owner also has legal liability should an accident occur on the sidewalk.
The City will repair boulevard turf disturbed by snow plows with black dirt and seed. This work is normally scheduled in the spring. Any landscaping or sprinkler systems placed in the City right-of-way, is placed there at the homeowners risk. Please contact the Streets & Parks Department with questions.
The Streets & Parks Department trims trees located on City property, within City right-of ways, or trees that obstruct the view of City signage, and trees that diminish visibility at intersections. If you have questions, please contact our Streets & Parks Department.
The Electrical Department trims or removes trees that may interfere with power lines. Please contact our Electric Department about any concerns.
In most cases, City right-of-way extends 10 to 12 feet behind the back of the curb.
On residential roads that are not posted, the speed limit is 30 miles per hour. State law for public roadways implies that 30 miles per hour is the lowest speed limit that can be enforced and can only be lower for specific situations such as school zones.
Yard and garden waste such as leaves, shrubs, trees, and glass clippings can be deposited at our site. Decomposed materials are available to Le Sueur residents. Only organic materials are acceptable.
The site is open 24/7.
Our compost site is located off of Boright Street (near the Electric building).