The City Manager is responsible for implementing City Council policies and directives, and managing the day-to-day operations of the City.
The City Clerk is responsible for maintaining a record of all City Council proceedings and serves as the responsible authority for all city documents according to the Minnesota Data Practices Act.
Community Development (Building & Planning)
The Community Development Department provides guidance to citizens and businesses to ensure that development is consistent with the city’s zoning regulations and its comprehensive plan vision.
The Engineering Department provides engineering guidance, technical advice, and recommendations to the City Council, Advisory Commissions, and City Staff.
The finance department is responsible for the daily management of all finance and related activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, budget, banking, payroll, and debt management.
The City of Carver provides municipal water, sewer, and stormwater utilities to its residents. These utility services are billed on a monthly basis.
Public Services maintains streets, equipment, grounds, parks, storm sewer, buildings, City cemetery, water, and sewer.
The Carver Fire Department was started in the late 1800s as a volunteer department. It remains a paid on-call organization with 32 firefighters, responding to over 160 calls a year.
The City of Carver contracts with the Carver County Sheriff’s Department for police services.