Zumbro Falls is in Wabasha County. We are located at the intersection of State Highways 60 and 63 along the Zumbro River. The river is enjoyed all summer long for canoeing, tubing, fishing and camping. We have a population of 207 and are anticipating more growth. Our community consists of twenty two businesses, a cemetery and two city parks.
Zumbro Falls is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.
The Council Minutes for April 10, 2018 and the Board of Equalization minutes have been posted to the Council Minutes page, for anyone wishing to review them.
The Zumbro Falls Community Garden is now taking applications for 2018. Get your plot today!
Camp Victory Spring Update, visit the website for 2018 summer events. https://www.campvictory.com
2017 Christmas in Zumbro Falls! Here are the event winners: Medallion Hunt winner is Audrey Mueller – $200 cash prize sponsored by the Neptune Bar.
The Lighting Contest winners are: Burr Oak Bed and Breakfast, Dana Oelkers, Dave Hosking, Jay Johnson and Kurt Schnell. Each winner received $100 sponsored by the City of Zumbro Falls.
More winners to be announced in the ZFFD Coloring Contest and Snowmobile event.
Thank you to everyone that attended the 6th annual “Christmas in Zumbro Falls”
“Thank You” for your service.
Zumbro Falls January 2017 City Council meeting welcomed incoming council members and thanked out going members.
Bruce Heitmann begins his first term as Mayor. Sarah Jackson will serve as a Council member and Sue Eischens continues her service as City clerk.
Al VanDeWalker retires after 24 ½ years as Mayor of Zumbro Falls. As Mayor, he began serving in 1990 and terms ran consecutively thru 2010. He stepped back in to fill a mayoral vacancy in 2012 and completed two more terms. Looking back in history, beginning 1898 thru 2016, Al served as Mayor longer than anyone before him (Zumbro Falls Centennial Book, City Government information-chapter 4). Zumbro Falls has seen many challenges and changes during these years. Al’s leadership, dedication, determination, perseverance and hands on approach has surely been an asset to our community. Thank you!
Thank you to Kelly Preble for serving a term as a Council member.
Zumbro Falls Fire Department Election Results for 2017 are as follows:
- Fire Chief, Dan Preble
- Assistant Chief, Bruce Heitmann
- 2nd Assistant Chief, Nate Richardson
- President, Matt Fick
- Vice President, Scott Kennedy
- Secretary, Leon Sexton
- Treasurer, Ashley Kennedy
- Training Officer, Chris Conrad
- Assistant Training Officer, Ashley Kennedy
- Fire Relief members, Leon Sexton, Matt Fick, and Logan Deobald
Zumbro Falls 2016 election results are as follows:
- Mayor – Bruce Heitmann
- Council member – Sarah Jackson
- Council member – Lee Anderson
- City Clerk – Susan Eishens
New members will be sworn in at the January 2017 meeting, see more info
Zumbro Falls City Residents – Friendly reminder… Flat Fee Building Permits are required for installing/replacing the following projects: AC Units $35, Furnace Units $35, Hot Water Heater $35, Re-roof Permit $35, Residing Permit $35, Window & Door Replacement 1-5 $35, 6 or more: $5 per additional window/door. This includes the $10 Application Fee. Building Permits for Basement Finishing/Remodel and all other building projects require a permit based on the project cost along with the $10 Application Fee. Applications for all Building Permits can be printed from the City Website, completed and returned to the Zumbro Falls Planning & Zoning Administrator, call Jason 507-753-3039. For complete Building Permit information you can view the 2016 Municipal Schedule of Fees located on the Planning and Zoning page.
Zumbro Falls is proud of our Firefighters! They work hard to keep everyone safe. The 2015 Annual Report is located on the City Website along with the 2016 Roster. Anyone interested in joining the ZFFD visit the Zumbro Falls Fire Department page.
Springtime can bring flooding issues. You can find local Zumbro River flood information at http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?site_no=05374000&PARAmeter_cd=00065,00060.