The city administration supports Arlington’s core services and provides assistance to the city council, committees, and other departments.

Jessica Steinke

City Administrator

Responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating all municipal services, and is considered the Utility Superintendent and Treasurer for the City.  The City Administrator is also the “Chief Administrative Officer” of the city who is responsible for maintaining the City Charter and is responsible for directing staff in the implementation of City Council policies and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the City. 

Lisa Tesch

Finance Officer/ City Clerk

Primary responsibility for maintaining and reconciling financial records through use of customized accounting programs; maintains bookkeeping records and documentation as required under generally accepted accounting principles.  This position is responsible for customer billing and collection of water, sewer, storm water/sewer and electric charges. 

Contact Jess at [email protected]





Gwen Scharpe

Administrative Assistant/Event Center Coordinator

Primary point of contact in the front office.  This position is responsible for the City’s website, Facebook page, administrative office support, and is the primary contact for rental of the City Event Center.

Contact Gwen at [email protected]



Contact Lisa at [email protected]


December 6, 2021 TNT

City of Arlington 2022 Budget

2022 Tax Levy

2023 Fee Schedule

Personnel Policy

2022 Calendar

2022 Committee Appointments

Summary Rules for Public Comment

2019 Annual Financial Report

2020 Annual Financial Report

2022 Sibley County Assessor’s Office Report

City Medica Insurance