Town of Lakewood

St. Louis County, Minnesota

Township Office Hours

Tuesday 9am – Noon
Wednesday 9am – Noon
Thursday 9am – Noon

Phone: (218) 525-4991

Zoning Administrator Office Hours

Zoning Office will begin observing summer hours April 17, 2023.

Monday 4:30pm - 6:30pm (April-October only)
except Federal holidays. No office hours from  November-March.  During these months,  email at address below.

Phone: (218) 525-4549

Recycling Center Hours
Wednesday 1pm -7pm and Saturday 9am - 5pm
Closed if  temperature is -20 or below
Phone: (218) 525-4991


The Town of Lakewood is looking to fill the position of Town Treasurer.

If interested, please email your resume to:

Job Title: Town Treasurer

Employment Classification: Part time paid staff


Reporting structure:

The Town Board of Supervisors hires, supervises and provides direction for the Town Treasurer in accordance with State Statute 367.16.


Job Overview:

The Town Treasurer is required to receive and take charge of all funds and maintain financial records for funds belonging to the township or which are required by law to be paid into the township treasury, and to pay over and account for the funds according to law or township board decision.



    Receive and take charge of all money belonging to the Town, or which is required to be paid into its treasury, and to pay it out only upon approval of the Town Board of Supervisors.

    Prepare payroll, print checks and maintain payroll records.

    Prepare fund budget proposal and proposed levy.

    Keep statements of town finances and monitor budget activity, including;

        Deposit incoming monies;

        Process, sign, and approve monthly claims and print checks;

        Reconcile credit card statements;

        Verify receipts and print reports for Clerk;

        Prepare monthly accounting for each fund;

    Write grants as necessary and maintain files.

    Recommend a Town bank depository to Town Board for approval.

    Recommend and manage investment opportunities for the Town.

    File annual financial reports with the State Auditor.

    Prepare necessary reports for annual audit.

    File all taxes, pension reports and other town reports.

    Maintain and preserve all books, papers and property pertaining to or filed by the treasurer.

    Maintain an account of all money received as treasurer and the manner in which it is dispersed and provide an account, with supporting vouchers to the Town Board of Audit, at the Town Board annual meeting for audit review and adjustment.

    Maintain all books and property belonging to the Treasurer’s office.

    Immediately communicate to the Town Board any concerns related to Township funds.

    Maintain record of all funds received by the County for the Town and receipt for those funds.

    File with the Town Clerk within five days preceding the Town annual meeting, a statement in writing, of the money received from the county treasurer and all other sources, and all money received from whom, from what account and whom each was received. The statement is required to show the items of payment and to whom and for what purpose, when and the amount of each that was made and the unexpended balance and profit/(Loss) of Township accounting units.

    Provide written report to monthly Town Board of Supervisors a summary including revenue and beginning and ending balances by account unit and collectively for Township.

    Submit time and attendance in accordance with Lakewood’s payroll policies and procedure.

    Other duties as may be requested by the Town Board or external customers.



    Experience, or ability to develop knowledge in a mutually agreed upon timeframe, financial accounting and management systems specific to Township reporting requirements.

    Knowledge and abilities to do computer entries, email, filing on paper and online.

    Must be 18 years of age or older.

    Successful completion of Criminal Background check with no adverse findings.

    Must have a reliable source of transportation.

    Ability to read, write and speak in English at the level required to understand and carry out oral and written directions and communicate with Township staff, vendors and customers.


Physical requirements:

Must be able to sit, stand, bend, stoop, reach, grasp as necessary to complete job duties and responsibilities. Must be able to lift at least 10 pounds.



Helpful Hints for Burning Season:

Remember to get your burning permit

Check for any burning restrictions 

Contact 911 - Information Only: advise them you have a burning permit and when and where you are burning

Recycling Event

Saturday, June 3, 2023 

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WLSSD will be on site for an open house. They will be providing information on what plastic film can be recycled and will have free giveaways: reusable bags, reusable Ziploc bags, plastic bag tenders/holders for storing and reusing plastic grocery bags.

 Lakewood Township-Mediacom build Frequently Asked Questions-October11,2022

What level of service will be available once the construction is complete?

How much will service cost when it is launched?

How long will the build take?

Will the implementation and access be as the infrastructure is built or all at once across the Township?

How do I sign up or pre-register for service?

Will your construction teams enter my property without my knowledge?

What services will you be offering?

I have questions that are not answered here, how do I get my question answered?


Fall is here and winter is right around the corner. Holiday parties, graduation parties, family get-togethers or meeting space, we have the facility to help you with your needs. If you would like rental information, please see our rental agreement located on our website: in "More" dropdown in the "Event Hall" tab or contact the Town Clerk at 218-525-4991

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