Government Info

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800.

The Stillwater Public Library is a department of the City of Stillwater.

City of Oak Park Heights, (651) 439-4439.

Stillwater Township, (651) 439-4120.

Washington County, (651) 430-6000. Includes a county Cities and Townships directory.

Minnesota House of Representatives, (651) 296-2146.

Minnesota Senate, (651) 296-0504.

Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book). Reference guide containing information about Minnesota, its form of government, and its elected officials. Prepared and published every two years by Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State.

United States House of Representatives, (202) 224-3121

United States Senate, United States Capitol switchboard: (202) 224-3121; Capitol Guide Service Recorded Information Line: 202-225-6827

Correctional Facilities

Minnesota Correctional Facility, Oak Park Heights, (651) 779-1400.

Minnesota Correctional Facility, Stillwater, (651) 779-2700.

Demographic Information

Demographics At-A-Glance, Washington County, county performance measurements, residential survey, links to county school districts and cities and towns.

See also:

Historical United States Census Data Browser,1790-1960. Data drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing, provided through a program of the University of Virginia, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center.

Metropolitan Council, (651) 602-1000. The regional planning agency for the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area. Broad range of reports and data on the metropolitan area.

Minnesota Compass/Twin Cities Region, Wilder Research Center, St. Paul. Collaborative effort promoting the health and wellbeing of the Twin Cities community, and now greater Minnesota. Discussion, activities, reports and data for a broad range of concerns for the region and state, including aging, civic engagement, disparities, early childhood, economy & workforce, education, environment, health, housing, public safety, and transportation.

Minnesota State Demographic Center
Center analyzes and distributes data from the state of MN, the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources.

U. S. Census Bureau. See especially “American FactFinder”.

Elected Representatives of Stillwater Residents (See also:Government”.)

Elections and Voting

Voter registration cards for Washington County residents may be obtained at the Washington County Government Center, and Washington County Library branches. Voter registration forms may also be printed off from the Washington County government web site (see below).

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. Provides helpful information for Stillwater residents at election time.

Stillwater Area Public Schools (District 834), (651) 351-8340. Check with the school district for polling sites for school board elections held at different time from other elections. 

Election Division, Washington County, (651) 430-6175. Provides broad range of information including absentee voting, voter registration, candidate information, polling sites, election results, elected officials for Minnesota and Washington County, etc.

See also:

ipl2.org “Election and Voting Resources” from the Internet Public Library.

League of Women Voters, (651) 224-5445.

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, (651) 215-1440. Includes the Polling Place Finder, and Redistricting Information.

Emergency Services
For social service assistance, call: 2-1-1

Fire Department, City of Stillwater, Non-emergency phone, (651) 351-4963

Police Department, City of Stillwater, Non-emergency phone, (651) 351-4900.

Washington County

Community Services, 651-430-6455. Emergency Social Service (After Hours), (651) 291-6795.

Crisis Services, (651) 777-5222 (Mental health emergency phone number, Canvas Health.)

Emergency Management, (651) 430-7938. Information and links for emergency preparedness.

Sheriff’s Office, (651) 430-7600.

See also: 

American Red Cross, St. Croix Valley Chapter, 651-439-0031.

MinnesotaHelp.info, Online directory of human services resources sponsored by Minnesota Board on Aging and Minnesota Department of Human Services.

United Way 2-1-1 Telephone 2-1-1 for referral to community and human services.

Government (See also: “Elected Representatives, City of Stillwater Residents“)

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800.

City of Oak Park Heights, (651) 439-4439.

Stillwater Township, (651) 439-4120.

Washington County, (651) 430-6000. Includes a county Cities and Townships directory.

Minnesota House of Representatives, (651) 296-2146.

Minnesota Senate, (651) 296-0504.

Minnesota Legislative Manual (Blue Book). Reference guide containing information about Minnesota, its form of government, and its elected officials. Prepared and published every two years by Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State.

United States House of Representatives, (202) 224-3121

United States Senate, United States Capitol switchboard: (202) 224-3121; Capitol Guide Service Recorded Information Line: 202-225-6827

Elected Representatives of Stillwater Residents

General Information

Elections Division (Washington County Government)

Elections and Voting  (Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State) Includes information about recent redistricting, and upcoming election calendars.

To insure access to the latest information about elected officials, including current telephone numbers, email addresses, and other contact information, please visit the government web site links given below.

City of Stillwater
City Hall
216 Fourth Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082
651-430-8800

Mayor
Ted Koslowski

City Council Members
Ward 1, Doug Menikheim
Ward 2, Dave Junker
Ward 3, Tom Weidner
Ward 4, Mike Polehna

See the City web site for information about City committees and commissions, as well as the ward map.

Stillwater Area Schools (I. S. D. 834)
Central Services Office
1875 Greeley Street South, Stillwater, MN 55082
651-351-8340

School Board
Kathy Buchholz
Amy Burback
George Hoeppner
Tom Lehmann
Paula O’Loughlin
Shelley Pearson
Michael Ptacek

Washington County Government
Government Center
14949 62nd Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082
651-430-6000

Board of Commissioners
District 1, Fran Miron
District 2, Ted Bearth
District 3, Gary Kriesel
District 4, Karla Bigham
District 5, Lisa Ann Weik

State of Minnesota

Office of the Govenor
Mark Dayton
Senate
District 39, Karin Housley
House of Representatives
District 39B, Kathy Lohmer

United States Congress
(Fourth Congressional District)

House of Representatives
Betty McCollum
Senate
Amy Klobuchar
Al Franken

Houses, Buildings, and Property 

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800, See “Online Property Information Lookup”, “Heirloom Homes and Landmark Sites” database, “Neighborhood Histories”, and more.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Resources helpful for house history research.

Washington County, Property Records and Taxpayer Services. (651) 430-6175. Numerous online databases relating to properties, appraisals, and taxes are available.

Washington County Historical Society, (651) 439-5956. Resources helpful for house history research. 

See also: Minnesota Historical Society, (651) 259-3000. See their Building and House History, and Minnesota’s National Register Properties.

Housing

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800.

Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Washington County, (651) 458-0936.

Washington County, (651) 430-6000.

See also:

HousingResource Center, (651) 228-1077. A program of the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to finance owner-occupied residential rehabilitation projects.

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, (651) 296-3353. Resources related to housing, e.g. landlord/tenant relations; home buying, selling, and rehabilitating; legislative initiatives; and more.

Senior Housing Directory.

Twin Cities Senior Housing Guide, (651) 690-3141.

Jobs, Careers, and Employment

Hennepin County Library: “Jobs & Careers”, (612) 543-5669. A well-developed public library web page with links to resources for job and career seekers.

ISEEK.org, 1-800-657-8372. Minnesota’s career, education and job resources web site, sponsored by iSeek Solutions, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

James J. Hill Reference Library, (651) 265-5500. Private research library open to the public. Metro area’s premier collection of resources for researching companies, organizations, and industries. Numerous online resources for access.

Minnesota Workforce Center, Washington County, Woodbury Service Center, (651) 275-8650. Ongoing schedule of job-related classes and workshops, including “basic” computer skills training. Computers, fax machine, copiers, online databases, and reference library available free to job seekers. Calendar of Classes (Includes online registration).

Minnesotaworks.net Create an account for yourself and search thousands of job openings. You can track the jobs you’ve applied for and you can apply for jobs online with your resume. Offered at no cost for job seekers or employers. A service provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program, Twin Cities area phone: 651-296-3644.

See also: “Job Search Resources” (2012), a guide compiled by Stillwater Public Library staff.

Legal Codes (Online)

City Code, City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. Online version, with searchable index. Print edition is available at Stillwater City Hall and at the Stillwater Public Library.

Ordinances, Washington County, (651) 430-6014. Online version.

Minnesota Statutes, Laws, and Rules (from the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes)

United States Code (U. S. GPO Federal Digital System)

See also: Minnesota’s Bookstore, (651) 297-3000. Operates as a centralized publishing house for state agency products sold to the public. Sells compilations of legal codes and rules, among other things.

Legal Resources

County Attorney, Washington County, (651) 430-6115.

Court Administration, Washington County, (651) 430-6263.

Washington County Law Library, (651) 430-6330. Law library web page has excellent links to legal resources and assistance, including legal forms for downloading.

See also:

Legal resources list under AskMN.org and LawHelpMN.org. web sites.

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, Attorney General hotline, (651) 296-3353. Web site has a wealth of information and resources, including free publications on a variety of concerns. See also their legal resources on the Internet.

Map Resources (See also:Photographic and Other Visual Resources”.)

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. General, parking, zoning, ward, and other Stillwater maps, many available for sale through their “web store” link.

Empson Archives, (651) 351-0172. Historical maps of Stillwater for sale.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Small collection of historical Stillwater and Washington County maps. See also, Other Libraries.

County Maps, Washington County, including highway, parks, and GIS/Interactive Maps Interactive map of property viewer.

Survey and Land Management, Washington County, (651) 430-6875. Provides variety of county and other maps for sale.
Washington County Conservation District, (651) 275-1136.

See also:

Metropolitan Council, (651) 602-1140. Variety of metro area map products, including regional parks.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, (651) 296-6157. Variety of recreational and other interactive and printable maps.

Minnesota Department of Transportation, Geographic Information and Mapping. (651) 296-3000. State, county, and city maps, including the Official State Highway Map.

Minnesota History Center, (651) 259-3000. Minnesota historical maps online.

Minnesota’s Bookstore, (651) 297-3000. Catalog of wide range of Minnesota maps. Online ordering or retail outlet in St. Paul.

Minnesota Geospatial Information Office, 651-201-2499.

U. S. Geological Survey, Various map products. See especially, The National Map, “the nation’s topographic map for the 21st century.”

Passport Application

Stillwater License Center, Washington County, (651) 275-7000.

U. S. Postal Service, (651) 439-7710. Stillwater retail site.

Police

For life-threatening emergencies, call: 9-1-1

City of Stillwater, Police, Non-emergency: (651) 351-4900; Tip Line: (651) 351-4945.

Sheriff’s Office, Washington County, (651) 439-9381. Non-emergency dispatcher telephone 24 hours a day.

Postal Services

Cub Foods, Service Center, (651) 430-2350.

FedExOffice, (651) 275-0842.

UPS Store, (651) 351-7200.

U. S. Postal Service, (651) 439-7710, Stillwater retail site.

Walmart, (651) 439-7476.

Taxes Filing Resources

Tax Filing Forms and Publications
During the tax filing season, Stillwater Public Library stocks the most commonly requested tax forms and publications in hardcopy. Master forms to photocopy are also available. Forms can also be retrieved using the library’s public Internet computers to Federal and state tax web sites.

Free Tax Filing Preparation Assistance
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers are available at the Stillwater Senior Community Center, Community Thread, (651) 439-7434, during the tax filing season. (February through April filing date.) Seniors and others “in need” are eligible for assistance with tax return preparation. Service is free, but
appointments are required. Additional info about free tax preparation help from the I.R.S.

Tax Filing Web Sites

Internal Revenue Service, U. S. Department of the Treasury. For assistance, call: Individuals–(800) 829-1040; Businesses–(800) 829-4933. To order forms and publications, call: (800) 829-3676. Link to Download forms and publications.

Minnesota Department of Revenue. For assistance, call: Individuals–(651) 296-3781; Businesses–(651) 556-3075. To order forms and publications, call: (651) 296-4444.

Wisconsin Department of Revenue. For assistance, call: Individuals–(608) 266-2772; Businesses–(608) 266-2772. To order forms and publications, call: (608) 266-1961.

Federation of Tax Administrators. Use for links to all the state tax/revenue web sites.

Vital Records and Genealogy Resources

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338, ext. 4876.

Service and License Centers, Washington County, (651) 430-6000.

Washington County Historical Society, (651) 439-5956.

See also: Genealogy and Family History Research at SPL

Weather and Climate 

Climatology Working Group. Climate summaries for Stillwater, other metro locations, and Minnesota out state locations.

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, (651) 439-4123. Official weather measurements service for the Stillwater area.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Weather and Climate 

Climatology Working Group. Climate summaries for Stillwater, other metro locations, and Minnesota out state locations.

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, (651) 439-4123. Official weather measurements service for the Stillwater area.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration