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Public Works / Parks
The Public Works Department is responsible for the following:
  • Planning the County’s transportation system, as well as the construction and maintenance of County highways, State aid highways, bridges, and parks within the County
  • Purchasing the right of way required for construction and maintenance
  • Administering contracts
  • Employing inspectors to assure specifications in contracts

Project Financing
The cost of constructing and maintaining the County transportation system is financed from many sources. These include state and federal grants and allocations, and a portion of local taxes designated as the Road and Bridge Levy.

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Ryan Thilges
Public Works/Parks Director

Public Works & Parks Department
35 Map Dr.
P.O. Box 3083
Mankato, MN 56002-3083

Ph: (507) 304-4025
Fx: (507) 304-4049 

8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday