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

The City of Washburn is seeing an increase in requests for housing.  These requests are for both existing homes and lots to build. We are just compiling a list of possible lots for sale and any deal would be between you and a potential buyer.
If you have any questions or would like to get on the list, please contact:

Washburn City Auditor’s Office
Thank you for your consideration,
Washburn Housing Committee


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



City Commission News

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


Washburn City Commission Members:

Larry Thomas- President of Commission
(Finance, Streets, Planning & Zoning)
Tim Dockter- Vice President of Commission
(Buildings & Grounds, Water & Sewer, Human Resources, Planning & Zoning, Forestry)
Keith Hapip Jr.- Commissioner
(Streets, Police & Fire, Human Resources, Library)
Jamie Weber- Commissioner
(Buildings & Grounds, Police & Fire, Airport)
Don Simon- Commissioner
(County Planning & Zoning, Finance, Water & Sewer)

City Employees

Adam Thomas- Public Works Superintendent
Matthew Richard- Public Works Foreman
Zach Bredlow- Public Works
Chelsey Lazier- Auditor
Erica Meadows- Deputy Auditor
Anita Fitterer- Janitorial Staff

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