The Office of the City Manager is responsible for executing the policies adopted by the City Council.

Scott Neal City Manager
Lisa Schaefer Assistant City Manager

The Administration Department oversees several important functions within Edina’s city government.

Executive Leadership: The City Manager and the Assistant City Manager are responsible for the ongoing operations of the City, as well as City Council relations, strategic planning, policy research and implementation, oversight of boards and commissions and performance measurement.

Economic Development: The Department supports the recruitment and retention of businesses by creating an environment where businesses can prosper. Ongoing efforts include identifying opportunities for redevelopment and potential funding sources, partnering with local business associations and other community groups, coordinating marketing campaigns and oversight of Edina’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA).

City Records: The Department supports the management of the City’s records according to Minnesota Statutes regarding records retention and data practices ensuring citizens access to public information in a timely fashion.

Elections: The Department coordinates all national, state and local elections for public office.

Licensing and Permits: The Department coordinates the issuance of business licenses within the City of Edina including amusement devices, body art, food establishments, liquor sales, massage, multi-family housing garages, pools, parking ramps, refuse haulers, tobacco and vending sales. The Department also issues permits for the following activities within the City: block parties, charitable gambling registrations, fireworks sales, loudspeakers and special events.

Liquor Store Operations: The Department manages Edina’s three municipal liquor stores. Proceeds from liquor store operations help support the City’s general operations, Braemar Golf Course, Braemar Ice Arena and the Edina Art Center. 

Administration Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

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