March 18, 2020
An Emergency City Council meeting will be held today at noon via telephone. Click here for the meeting agenda. Members of the public can listen to the meeting, but do need to contact City Hall at 507-257-3218 in advance to be added to the call. Minutes of the meeting will be posted to the website shortly following the meeting.
REMINDER FROM PUBLIC WORKS STAFF: Don’t flush disposable wipes.
Important Information from Mankato Area Public Schools
Mankato Area Public Schools Emergency Care begins March 18
The emergency care program begins on Wednesday (March 18). Health care workers, first responders and other emergency service providers in need of child care are encouraged to utilize school district child care services. This is programming provided at no cost. Families interested in this program are asked to complete the registration online. Families who have registered and have requested bus transportation will be contacted by the bus company directly for pick up and drop off times.

Emergency care is offered from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday) at Franklin and Monroe elementary schools.

Nutrition services begin March 18
Breakfast and lunch services for Mankato Area Public Schools’ students 18-years-old and under begins Wednesday (March 18). All drive through pick-up service will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is not required. A child does need to be present during meal pick-up.

Six sites have been established for drive through pick-up:
Franklin Elementary School, 1000 North Broad Street, Mankato (door 6 near off of Broad Street)
Monroe Elementary School, 441 Monroe Avenue, North Mankato (door 1 on Monroe Avenue)
Hoover Elementary School, 1524 Hoover Drive, North Mankato (door 12 in the bus loop)
Kennedy Elementary School, 2600 East Main Street, Mankato (door 14 in the bus loop)
East High School, 2600 Hoffman Road, Mankato (door 20 in the bus lane behind the school)
West High School, 1351 South Riverfront Drive, Mankato (door 17 in the south/staff parking lot)

Children attending emergency care (Franklin and Monroe elementary schools) or ACES programming (Hoover and Kennedy elementary schools) will have breakfast and lunch provided as part of daily programming.

In addition, MAPS is developing mobile distribution plans that will be implemented the week of March 23. Plans will include food distribution in Eagle Lake and Madison Lake.

The CDC’s official Coronavirus website – – is the best source for up-to-date information and guidance.

City of Eagle Lake
Information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The City of Eagle Lake has implemented safety measures to help ensure employees remain healthy and available to provide essential city services. The City will continue closely monitoring state and federal guidance as it pertains to implementing measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We are in uncharted territory, but the City’s priority is unchanged – to keep our community healthy and safe. Your patience and understanding during this time is greatly appreciated.

City Hall: City Hall closed to the public on March 17th and will remain closed until further notice. City staff is at City Hall and available to assist residents on the phone and via email during normal working hours. CONTACT US with any questions. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Utility Billing: Customers can make utility bill payments online, over the phone, via the US postal service, or by placing payments in the secure drop box located on the east side of City Hall. No water shutoffs will occur at this time. Please contact City Hall if you have concerns with paying your bill and would like to set up a payment plan.

Building and Zoning: Building permit applications can be accessed on-line and submitted via email, US Postal Service, or by placing in the drop box. Approved permits will be returned electronically or via US Postal Service. For more information, see Building and Zoning Permits. Call or email City Hall with any questions.

Dog Licences: Please call or email City Hall for instructions.

T-Ball Registration: Forms and payment can be dropped off in the secure drop box on the east side of City Hall or mailed via US Postal Service. T-Ball Registration Form

Garbage and Recycling: Per an email from LJP President Jesse Samuelson, there are no plans at this time to change service. LJP is actively following industry guidance on safety procedures. Garbage and recycling collection will take place as normal, on Thursday, in Eagle Lake.

Public Works: Contact City Hall with any questions and/or concerns so that the appropriate staff member can be contacted. Please do not flush disposable bathroom wipes, even if they are labeled “flushable”. Instead, place them in the trash. This will help prevent clogging sewer systems and creating backups.

EMS, Fire, Police: Call 911.