2022 Commission Meetings
Meetings are held at City Hall
907 Main Avenue, 6:30 pm
  • January 10th
  • February 7th
  • March 14th
  • April 11th Board of Equalization (meets within the first 15 days of April NDCC 57-11-01)
  • April 11th
  • May 9th
  • June 13th (NDCC 40-21-02 Canvassing Board in election years)
  • June 13th
  • July 11th
  • August 8th (must be on or before 8.10.21, preliminary budget due to county)
  • September 12th
  • October 12th (final budget due to county 10/10)
  • November 14th
  • December 12th

Washburn News & Information

Water rates increase. Water Membrane Fee of $1.50

A New Parking Ordinance has been put into effect. Ordinance #155
A New Tree Ordinance has been put into effect. Ordinance #156
A New Snow Ordinance has been put into effect. Ordinance #158
You can get a copy of any of these new ordinances here or contact the City - 701.462.8558


Washburn Area Rummage Sale. Rummage Sale Map

City Commission News

Week of May 16 - 21

Curbside Pick Up
Saturday, May 21
Items must be placed at the curb by 7:00 am. No alley collections will be made.
Items picked up at curb: Items made mostly of wood, plastics, glass, cloth or ceramic, box springs, mattresses, carpet (cut into manageable sizes), sofas, tv sets, computers, bathroom stools and sinks, tree branches (no longer than 3 feet in length and bundled).
Items that will NOT be picked up at your curb: Metal items, tires, used oil or excessive amounts of any item that should be hauled to a dump ground.

Drop Off
Resident drop off at the City Compound will be available:
Monday – Thursday (May 16-19) from 3:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, May 20 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Metal items (including appliances), used tires and batteries will be accepted at the city compound.
Roll-offs will be located there for these items. To get to the city compound from Main Avenue go south on 11th street and follow that road.

Regular meetings of the Washburn City Commission are held the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  at City Hall (907 Main Avenue), however, due to scheduling are sometimes held on alternative dates.

All meetings are open to the public. Agendas of regular Commission meetings are available in advance from the City Office. All speakers must be placed on the agenda by Friday noon, the week prior to the meeting. Upon written or phone request, City personnel will answer questions about Commission business and add items to meeting agendas.

Washburn City Hall is open 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Offices are closed on all major holidays, although emergency contact is available for residents in need.

Contact Information

  • City Hall – 701-462-8558
  • City Shop Superintendent – Emergency only  701-315-0012
  • Washburn Memorial Building – 701-462-3434
  • Water Treatment Plant – 701-462-3257


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