New to the Area?

If you are new to Lester Prairie, we would like to welcome you as well as provide you with some useful information regarding the City. Please stop by City Hall located at 37 Juniper St. N. and ask for a new resident packet.

This packet includes the information regarding all the City's utility companies, organizations/clubs you can belong to and other useful information.



 

The Lester Prairie compost site is now closed for the season.
 

What's Happening In Lester Prairie

*** The February Park Board meeting has been moved from Sunday, February 4th to Sunday, February 11th at 6:00 pm at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

*** The February EDA meeting has been moved from Tuesday, February 6th to Monday, February 5th at 5:30 pm at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

*** The February Planning & Zoning meeting has been moved from Tuesday, February 6th to Monday, February 5th at 7:00 pm at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

*** PUBLIC NOTICE: To Residents & Property Owners within 350’ of Lots 5,  6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 in Block 14 and Lots 8 through 12 in Block 13,  Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota 
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED, in accordance with the Lester Prairie Municipal Code, Chapter 5 Land Use and Control, Section 5.1 Zoning, Section 5.1.1.1 Zoning Map, Section 5.1.7 B1 Central Business District and Section 5.1.14 Changes and Amendments that the Lester Prairie Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 5, 2018, at 7:15 p.m. in city hall.  
The purpose of said pubic hearing is to receive public input, orally or in writing, personally, by agent or attorney, regarding the re-zoning of property in Blocks 13 and 14 of the Lester Prairie Townsite, specifically Lots 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 in Block 14 and Lots 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 in Block 13.  The property is located within the City limits of Lester Prairie.  
The Zoning Amendment would be to rezone from a B1 Central Business District to an R1 District (Single or Two Family Dwelling District).

***REMINDER: The water/sewer/garbage bill is due the 20th of each month; failing to pay the bill on or before the 20th will result in a $30 late fee on your account. For your convenience there is a payment drop slot on the outside of the City Hall building.

***Please visit MediaCom Channel 107 (or 7) on the local cable package to receive up to date announcements from the City. If you have an announcement you would like to be considered for the channel, please email the flyer to

***Alcoholic Anonymous meetings are held EVERY Tuesday at 8:00 p.m in the Lester Prairie City Hall; the Hall is located at 37 Juniper Street North. You do not need to pre-register to attend but if this is your first meeting, please come a little early.

*** The Park Board typically meets in regular session the first Sunday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The Economic Development Committee typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The Planning Commission typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The City Council typically meets in regular session the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The Lester Prairie Business Association typically meets the third Tuesday of each month at noon at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

 

Lester Prairie Schools
 Independent School District 424
 *Home of the Bulldogs*
Kindergarten through Grade 12 all in one building


Please click on the image above to go directly to the Lester Prairie School Website

 
Free Admission to the McLeod County Historical Society & Museum

Starting 01/01/2018 thru 12/31/2018
The McLeod County Historical Society has partnered with many McLeod County cities to make admission to the Museum Free for their residents. Via annual funds allocated by the City Councils of Hutchinson, Brownton, Stewart, Silver Lake, Lester Prairie and Plato, the Museum can wave our admission fee for the residents of these communities.

If you are a resident of  Hutchinson, Brownton, Stewart, Silver Lake, Lester Prairie or Plato, you can now visit the Museum for a tour for free all year, as many times as you would like.  Guests with larger groups should call ahead to book a tour time, to ensure staff and volunteers are available to aid guests.  If you are not from these communities, we just have a small admission fee of $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for students under 12.
We are so excited to be able to offer McLeod County History, your history free to these supporting communities!

See ya at the Museum!
380 School Road NW
Hutchinson, MN 55350
320-579-0514 or
 

 
 
The City is Requesting Development Proposals

The City of Lester Prairie is seeking requests for proposed development at 100 Maple Street South. Please click on this link to find out more information. Proposals can be sent to

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100 Maple Street South Proposal Information

 

Winter Parking Ban

The winter parking ban for the City Of Lester Prairie will be in effect beginning November 1st through March 31st. There is NO parking allowed on any streets from 2:00 am through 6:00 am daily during this time.
 
 

McLeod County Recycling Calendar
 

Click here for the current McLeod County Recycling Calendar.