Greetings from Lewiston

The Heart of Winona County in Southeastern Minnesota!

Lewiston MN

The spirit of Lewiston lies within our community members.

Whether lifelong residents or families just moving to town, our city is committed to the people who live, work, and play in Lewiston. Strategically located between Rochester and Winona in Southeast Minnesota, Lewiston provides a supportive business environment and is a great place to raise a family. Lewiston is also on the edge of Minnesota’s bluff lands. Winona County’s hills and valleys make the area one of the most beautiful in the state.

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Notice is hereby given that a Federal, State, and Municipal General Election in the City of Lewiston, in the County of Winona, State of Minnesota, will be held on Tuesday, the 3rd day of November 2020, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

That the first day for filing Affidavits of Candidacy for the following offices:

Two Council Member Seats

(Four-Year Terms)

One Mayor Seat

(2-Year Term)

will be Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and the last day for filing Affidavits of Candidacy for said election will be no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Individuals can file for the above offices at City Hall 75 Rice Street  Lewiston MN 55952. City Hall is open Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020.

Public Works Maintenance Worker – PT 

The City of Lewiston seeks applicants for a part-time public works maintenance worker vacancy. This position will work up to 32 hours per week at a pay rate of $16 per hour. This position performs a variety of duties involved with maintenance and repair of city streets, parks, water and sewer utilities in all types of weather conditions.

Applications, a supplemental questionnaire, and a full job description may be obtained at City Hall at 75 Rice Street Lewiston, MN 55952 or on-line at www.lewistonmn.org.  For more information, please contact City Hall at 507-523-2257.

Completed applications and supplemental questionnaires are required and will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed applications and supplemental questionnaires. Priority will be given to those received by Monday, June 15 at 4:30pm, and first review will take place at that time.

Employment Application

Public Works Assistant Supplemental Questionnaire

***The City of Lewiston will be utilizing Zoom Logo for all electronic meetings until further notice***

To access City Council meetings, please use the following link.  For 7/22/20:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853389144

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

There is now a dropbox located near the front door of City Hall for those wanting to donate homemade face masks.

Thanks so much for your generosity!!

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act


Resolution 2020-08 Extending the Period of a Mayor-Declared Local Emergency

Proclamation No. 2020-01 State of Emergency Declaration

March 16 child care provider update from Governor and Lt. Governor

If you are over 60 and in need of a meal because of the covid-19 virus, Meals on Wheels can provide one hot meal per day to your home, up to 7 per week. Each meal contains 1/3 of the Recommended Daily Allowances.

 Please call 507-864-8231 for more information & to sign up!

Public Notices and News

City of Lewiston Fire Department Billing Rates

2020 Lewiston Fire Department Billing Rates – Effective April 2020
Ordinance 2020-03 2020 Fire Department Billing Rates (1)

Attention:  Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting

This required meeting was scheduled for Thursday, April 9th at 7pm here at City Hall. It is now cancelled due to COVID-19.

It will be held in an “open book” meeting style. This means that if any taxpayers have concerns about their property valuation, they will need to contact John Conway (507-457-6300) of the Winona County Assessor’s Office to meet with him one-on-one and discuss their concerns. They will contact Mr. Conway instead of meeting with the City Council.

Any questions please call City Hall, 523-2257.

EDA Emergency Loan Program

The Lewiston Economic Development Authority (EDA) is announcing a City of Lewiston EDA Local Emergency Loan Program in response to COVID-19.  The objective of [...]

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