General Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 952-241-2538
Emergencies: Dial 911
7701 County Road 110W

Public Works & Utilities

 2022 Minnetrista General Specifications and Standard Detail Plates.pdf General Specifications and Standard Detail Plates for Street and Utility ConstructionMinnetrista's Public Works Department strives to continually maintain and improve Minnetrista's streets, roads, parks, natural resources, water and sewer services.  The Public Works Department is responsible for the City's infrastructure which includes:

  • 20 lift stations
  • 38 miles of sewer pipe (approx.)
  • Two flow stations
  • Three water towers
  • Seven wells with 28.33 miles of water pipe
  • Play equipment in 9 of 14 city owned parks
  • Two boat ramps
  • One fishing pier
  • 19 miles of gravel (approx.)
  • 52 miles of paved roads (approx.)
  • 90 miles of ditches
  • All city-owned vehicles, equipment and facilities
Generic Pubic Works inquiriesPhone:
Gary Peters, Public Works SuperintendentPhone: 952-241-2532Email:
Mike Pawelk, Water OperationsPhone: 952-446-1312Email:

Meet Gary Peters

Gary Peters was appointed as the Public Works Superintendent in May 2012. Before becoming Public Works Superintendent, Gary worked at the City of Chanhassen (1987-1998) as the Public Works Heavy Equipment Operator, Operations Manager (1998-2006,) and at the City of Eden Prairie at a Street Department Lead. Peters has a Bachelors degree in engineering from St. Cloud State University. Peters and his family currently reside in Waconia. 

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