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.



For your convenience we have a drive-up drop box located right outside of City Hall.  Please utilize this for utility payments, licenses, permits, etc.  Forms for licenses, permits, applications, etc can be found on the City of Lewiston website under Departments/Permits, Forms, Applications . 


Please feel free to call us @ 507-523-2257 as we are here to assist you!!

Are you a small business or homeowner/renter having trouble making ends meet during these trying times? Check in with SEMMCHRA and see how they can help!!

The link is https:/www.semmchra.org/covid-19

or call Amy Gusa, Intake Housing Specialist
651-565-2638 ext. 222
134 East Second Street
Wabasha, MN 55981

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 Thursday, October 15, 2020 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(s).  

City of Lewiston City Council for Wednesday 11/25/20, to be held at 6:00pm, which is a time change from the usual 7:00pm.
OR you may call in to +1 312 626 6799 with Meeting ID: 854 6532 3145 Passcode: 341302
Special Meeting of Council for budget discussion at 6:30pm or immediately following the 11/25/20 City Council meeting          
OR you may call in to  +1 312 626 6799 with Meeting ID: 840 2475 9272 Passcode: 373263

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

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 [...]