Hokah minnesota

City of Hokah Map

Vision Statement

City of Hokah logoHokah is an intergenerational Community with strong young families as well as an honored place for Seniors. Each generation contributes their own strengths and shares their knowledge through gathering places and community-based educational opportunities. All ages work together to create a safe, nurturing, healthy place to live and work.

Hokah's economy includes a diverse, progressive, and innovative agricultural sector which has a strong focus on adding value to our traditional farm base. We capitalize on our renewable and sustainable energy resources. Our economy is green-friendly and offers nature-based recreational and tourism opportunities.  

Equal Employer
Opportunity Statement

The City of Hokah is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, changes in marital status, veterans status, pregnancy, and parenthood.

The City of Hokah provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the City should be directed to the City Administrator, (507) 894-4990 complaints about discrimination in employment may be referred to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

City Officials

Mayor: James Scholze 894-4472

Council Members:  507-894-4990
Kim Fordahl
Judy Lonkoski
Jerry Martell
Matt Vetsch

Longitude: 91° 20' 47" West Latitude: 43° 45' 33" North

Community Education

507-895-5150

The mission of Community Education is.....
"Meeting Community needs through citizen involvement."

Beth Theede Director
Joan Wright Operations Coordinator
Sandy Graves Neighbors in Action Coordinator
Megan Wall Kids' Company
Karn Schwartzhoff Early Childhood & Parent Educator
Mary Ann Graf Secretary for Community Education

Bluff Country Family Resources
(formerly known as Houston County Women's Resources)
114 Main Street
Hokah, MN  55941
507-894-2678
www.bluffcountry.org

League of Minnesota Cities Documentation

412.221 SPECIFIC POWERS OF COUNCIL.pdf

CHAPTER 6 ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COUNCIL STRUCTURE AND ROLE.pdf

CITY ADMINISTRATION.pdf

COUNCIL-MAYOR AUTHORITY.pdf

ELECTIONS, ELECTED OFFICIALS, AND COUNCIL MEETINGS chapter07.pdf

FORM AND STRUCTURE OF THE MINNESOTA CITY.pdf

Official Conflict of Interest.pdf

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT.pdf

REGULATORY AND DEVELOPMENT FUNCTIONS OF CITIES.pdf

meetings_of_city_councils.pdf

 Picture of Hokah City HallAt the City of Hokah we strive to provide up-to-date information on City services that enhance your quality of life. Please visit our Website regularly for updates.

Legend for Facebook Calendar: 
CH = City Hall FD = Fire Department
LBF = Legion Ball Field
VP-SS = Veterans Park South Shelter
VP-NS = Veterans Park North Shelter
City Hall Calendar on Facebook : https://apps.facebook.com/_calendar_/?c=77088

 

A second community minded web site is available at www.hokah.info

Hokah City Administrative Building at 102 Main Street is open Monday and Fridays, 8AM – 2PM, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, except for governmental holidays.

For your convenience Water Bills mailed to PO BOX 311, or dropped off at 102 Main Street.

Garbage is picked up every Friday. Your garbage should be at the curb by 7:00 AM.
Garbage bags can be purchased at Hokah Kwik Trip.

Zoning permits are required for most building or remodeling projects. They can be applied for at 102 Main Steet.

Buildings and Park shelters can be reserved by calling the Administration Building at 894-4990. Please see fee schedule below.

For Como Falls wedding information and information concerning city facilities rental click here.

If you have questions relating to either the Water, Sewer or Maintenance Departments please call 894-4852 and leave a message with your name, number and reason for calling. We will return you call when available.

The City of Hokah rents its facilities on a first come first serve basis.

Below are a fee Schedule and link to the Building Rental Contract.  Please begin by checking the schedule for the particular facility you are interested in renting. Complete the rental contract and then call 894-4990 for availability and reservation. Please bring the completed contract and payment to 102 Main Street.

Hokah City Facilities Fee Schedule Image

Rental Contract ~ Tulip Insurance Application ~ Tulip Insurance Information ~ Google Map

City Departments

Hokah Police Department 

Robert W. Schuldt Chief of Police

Hokah Police Department
102 Main Street / PO BOX 311
Dial 911 For Emergency
507-894-4777 Non-Emergency Office
507-894-3777 - Fax

rwschuldt@acegroup.cc

Hokah Fire Department
Fire Chief Matt Vetsch
Assistant Chiefs: Kevin Walther & Lance Ross 

Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 507-894-1500
Fax: 507-894-1500
hokahfire@acegroup.cc

City Administrator:
Rodney G. Blank 
102 Main Street / PO BOX 311
Hokah, MN 55941
507-894-4990 Office
507-894-3777 Fax
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or by appointment
rblank@acegroup.cc

City Attorney
Skip Wieser
507 895-8200
swieser@wieserlaw.com

City Clerk / Treasurer
Douglas K. Moen 
102 Main Street / PO BOX 311
Hokah, MN 55941
507-894-4465 Office
507-894-3777 Fax
Hours: Weekdays 8:00AM to 2:00PM or by appointment
cityclerk@acegroup.cc

Maintenence Department
Allen Kirchoff  507-894-4852 - Office
507-894-3777 - Fax

Waste Water Treatment Plant / Maintenance
Chris Oliver-Maintenance and Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator
If you have questions relating to Water, Sewer or Maintenance Departments please call 894-4852 and leave a message with your name, number and reason for calling. We will return your call.

Swimming Pool
20 Como Ave.
507-894-4557

Hokah Public Library
Our Public Library is staffed by Librarian Barb Bissen, and assistant Hazel Iverson. The phone number to the Library is 894-BOOK(2665) We are located in the Hokah City Hall at 57 Main Street. Our Hours: Monday 2-8 PM Tuesday 9-12 AM & 6-8 PM Wednesday: Closed Thursday 2-8 PM Friday 10-12 AM & 2-8 PM
Saturday 10-12 AM November 1st to April 30 only

City of Hokah Minnesota
102 Main Street
PO BOX 311
Hokah, Minnesota 55941
Phone: 507-894-4990
Fax: 507-894-3777