Mayor & City Council

The City of Redwood Falls is a home-rule charter city governed by a mayor and five council members; all of whom are elected to staggered, four-year terms. Three council members are elected from each of three wards, or election districts, and two council members are elected at-large. All regular city elections are held in conjunction with the state and federal general elections in even-numbered years. The City Council holds regular meetings the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 5:00 p.m., at the Municipal Office Building, 333 South Washington Street in Redwood Falls.

Meeting Broadcast Schedule

City Council meetings are broadcast on the Thursday following the Council meeting date at 6:30 p.m. on NU-Telecom’s Channel 3 and Mediacom’s Channel 8.

Mayor Corey Theis

Mayor Corey Theis

Corey Theis, Mayor
Elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2008 and 2012 as First Ward Council Member.  On December 24, 2013, Corey was sworn in as Mayor to serve the remainder of Mayor Revier’s term due to the death of Mayor Revier.  On November 4, 2014, Corey was re-elected as Mayor.  Corey is a Marketing Development Manager for Schult Homes Corporation.

Paul DeBlieck, First Ward Council Member
Elected November 4, 2014 and re-elected in 2016.  Paul is a retired Law Enforcement Officer.

Matt Smith, Second Ward Council Member
Appointed January 5, 2016 and elected in 2016.  Matt is a retired Minnesota State Trooper.

Larry Arentson, Third Ward Council Member 
 Appointed January 7, 2017.

John T. Buckley, At-large Council Member
First elected to the city council in 2000 and re-elected in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. John is co-owner of Redwood Falls Nursery.  John currently serves as the City Council President.

Jim Sandgren, At-large Council Member
Elected in November 2006 and re-elected in November 2010 and 2014. Jim is an employee of Redwood County where he serves as Assistant Emergency Management Director.

Ward Map