Kris M. Busse

Kris M. Busse, City Administrator 

The City of Owatonna Administrator, under direction of the City Council, exercises control and supervision over all administrative affairs of the City Government.  The administrator shall recommend to the Council and Mayor such measures and policies considered necessary or expedient for the best operation of the City Government.  The City Administrator provides direction and supervision for department heads and is responsible for all day-to-day operations.

Data Request

To request City data, complete the Data Request Form and email it to: or fax to: (507) 214-0132.

BOARD/COMMISSIONER OPPORTUNITY:                                            Currently looking to fill an open seat on the Charter Commission representing the First Ward.  This is to fulfill a current term which will expire December 31, 2023.  An Application Form is available on the City's Boards & Commissions page or if you have any questions, please call Jeanette Clawson, Administrative Specialist at 507-774-7341.