Advertisement for Bids-Farmland Rent Former Swenson Property

The City of Arlington owns farmland totaling 10.45 acres abutting Highway 5 and CSAH 9, commonly referred to as the “Swenson Property.”  The City of Arlington is accepting sealed bids for farmland rent.  The current farm lease expires on December 31, 2022.  The new lease agreement will commence January 1, 2023 and expire December 31, 2024.  Additional description of the Swenson Property is available for viewing at the City of Arlington, 204 Shamrock Drive, in Arlington.

Bids should be sent to Arlington City Offices, Office of the City Administrator, attention SWENSON Sealed Farm Rent Bid, 204 Shamrock Drive, Arlington, MN 55307.  Sealed bids will be received until Noon on October 7, 2022.  Bids will be opened and read aloud at 5:30 p.m. on October 10, 2022 in the Council Chambers, 204 Shamrock Drive, and will be presented at the Economic Development Authority meeting following opening.

The bidder must include their name, address, bid offer, and contact information.  The City/EDA reserves the right to reject and and all bids for any reason.  For more information contact EDA Director Amy Newsom at the City Offices at (507) 964-2378.


What is HeatShare?

HeatShare is a voluntary non-governmental program of The Salvation Army that has been in existence since 1982.  When you give to HeatShare, you are helping warm the lives of the elderly, people with disabilities, and others who have nowhere else to turn.  HeatShare provides financial assistance on a year-round basis and is used for natural gas, oil, propane, wood and electricity.  

Who does HeatShare help?

  • Seniors 65 years or older with low income and no alternate source of help
  • People with disabilities who are limited in their ability to maintain income to adequately cover energy costs.
  • People who have an unexpected crisis and as a result cannot pay for household energy bills.

How can I support my neighbor?

You can give the gift of heat by sending a tax-deductible donation to:

      The Salvation Army

      HeatShare Program

      2445 Prior Ave N

     Roseville, MN  55113

      *Please make checks payable to HeatShare


Ambulance Bids

Ambulance RFP

Public Hearing- July 7 at 7pm

Public Hearing-addressing amendments to the fence code and plat and rezoning for AMBA homes-property that is at the rear Frenzel Park (Polar Circle).  Any questions please contact Planning & Zoning Administrator Phil at 507-964-2378 ext. 3

Helpful Resources for Seniors in Minnesota

Are you a senior or know a senior looking for some helpful independent living information?  This website has lots of information.

Pet Reminders

Don’t forget to get your pet licensed!  This can be picked up at the Police Station.  Also, if you are walking your dog, please clean up after your dog.

Chromebooks Available

Did you know that the Library has Chromebooks? That’s right you can check out a Chromebook at our local Public Library. They can be reached at 507-964-2490 and are conveniently located at 321 W Main St.

June 2022 Covid Vaccine Information

For Immediate Release

Local COVID-19 vaccination clinics offered in June

Sibley County Public Health and Human Services has released dates for June COVID-19 Moderna vaccine clinics. All clinics are located at the Sibley County Service Center, 111 8th St., Gaylord. Pre-registration is required to guarantee your vaccine dose. Online registration can be found on the Sibley County website. Please bring your original vaccination card to your booster dose appointment.

Upcoming clinics:
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 – Moderna (18 and older)
8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday, June 23, 2022 – Moderna (18 and older)
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm

To register online, visit . To register by phone, call 507-237-4000 during regular business hours.

Who is currently eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot?

Everyone 5 years and older who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is eligible for a booster. Pfizer is currently the only COVID vaccine authorized for 5-17 year olds. This age group is eligible for a booster dose at least 5 months after receiving their initial vaccine series. All adults 18 and older that received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine should get a booster shot two months after their single dose. All adults 18 and older that received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine should get a booster shot 5 months after their initial series. Adults age 50 and over may also receive a second booster dose of either Pfizer or Moderna at least four months after their first booster dose.

2021 Drinking Water Report is now available

Arlington 2021 Drinking Water Report



The City of Arlington is seeking Contractors to assist the City’s Maintenance Department with snow/ice removal for the 2022-2023 snow season.  The following areas are needed:

Multi-year bid proposals will also be accepted (i.e. 2023-24 season; 2024-25 season) and may be submitted in writing also.

All bids must be received by Monday, February 28th at 5:00 pm.  The City Council will  review all bids at their March 7th meeting. For more information and/or an application, please

contact the Arlington City Office at 204 Shamrock Drive, or call 507-964-2378. Applications also available on the city’s website:



Amy Newsom

City Administrator