Public Safety News
The City of Sunfish Lake does not have public works staff to perform maintenance and snow clearing of the city’s streets. Instead, the city contracts those services out. The contractor is Executive Contractor’s Inc., and the service is managed by City Engineer Jeff Sandberg. An email address has been set up by the contractor for residents to use if they note areas within the city that they consider needing additional sand/ salt/ or clearing. The email address is
Recently there has been an increasing number of questions from residents regarding the number of coyotes sighted in Sunfish Lake. As a result, the City Council invited Bob Fashingbauer, the Area Wildlife Supervisor for DNR out of Rosemount (651-322-4643) to present information on coyotes to Council members and citizens at the March 4, 2020 Council meeting. The following is a brief synopsis of his presentation.
As the winter progresses, the snow will eventually collect on our roads and streets. The City of Sunfish Lake has a street maintenance policy that was adopted in 2008. Please click here for that policy. This policy covers when snow plowing will take place.
Sick Raccoons – Recently your police officers have been responding to a number of sick raccoons throughout the City of Sunfish Lake, but primarily in the area of Angel and Charlton Roads. Many residents fear the raccoons are rabid. Police Chief Bud Shaver contacted the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and spoke with a local conservation officer. The officer reported the raccoons are most likely experiencing Canine Distemper.