The City of Parkers Prairie offers convenient autopay for our sewer & water payments. All we need is some information from you! You can print an online form by going under the City tab, Public Utilities, and click on Forms. Then click on the Direct Payment Authorization Form to open your print options. You may also stop in our office and pick up a form. Fill out the form, make sure you sign it, and attach a voided check if you are having the payment withdrawn from your checking account. Your payment will be deducted on the 15th of each month. You will still receive a postcard in the mail so you know what amount will be withdrawn from your account each month. There will be a note on the bottom stating DO NOT PAY. AUTO DEBIT ON THE 15TH. If you have any questions please give us a call at 218-338-4115 and we’ll be happy to help!
Pride of the Lions Light up the Park
Get in the holiday spirit & enjoy the lights with the Pride of the Lions!
Vote Tuesday November 3rd!
The general election for 2020 in-person voting takes place on Tuesday, November 3rd. Voting will take place in the City Hall training room, the same as previous elections. Please note that if you reside within the city limits your polls open at 7:00 am and end promptly at 8:00 pm. If you reside in Parkers Prairie Township your voting hours are 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. If you are not registered to vote, don’t worry! Our election judges are here to help get you registered to vote!
Lions “Be Kind” Signs
The Parkers Prairie Lion’s Club has FREE Be Kind signs that can be displayed outdoors. If you would like one of these signs please contact Lion’s member Jim, at 218-639-5323.
Fire Prevention Week
October 4-10th 2020 marks the 98th anniversary of observance and commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire. During this week children, adults and teachers learn how to stay safe in case of a fire. To find more fire safety information and family escape plan toolkits https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/Staying-safe/Preparedness/Fire-Prevention-Week
Parkers Prairie Shooting Range
This facility is newly renovated and currently open to the public thanks to donations. The City asks that everyone follow the posted rules and show respect for the site. ONLY paper or cardboard targets may be used, and everyone must clean up their waste after using the range. If the posted rules are not being followed, the range will be shut down.
The shooting range is located on Parkers Road (follow West Lake Street around Lake Adley)
Public Input Wanted as County Updates Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
Comments, concerns, or questions regarding natural disasters and potential mitigation actions to be included into the plan update process should be submitted to Otter Tail County Emergency Management by phone or email. Public comments may also be submitted on the Otter Tail County Facebook page where this news release will be posted.
There will be additional opportunities for public feedback throughout the planning process. A draft of the plan will be posted on the County website for public review prior to submission of the plan to the State of Minnesota. Future news releases will be shared with the media to notify the public of these opportunities.
The Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 200) requires counties to update their plan every 5 years to maintain eligibility for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs.
Otter Tail County Emergency Management Director
Last Day of 2020 Pool Season!
Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day
Friday, August 14, 2020 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Located at 56320 County Highway 46 Parkers Prairie. This is the safe way to dispose of old paint and other hazardous household products. For more information on the types of waste accepted, please call 21-998-4898. We thank Otter Tail County for making this yearly collection day possible!
Tent Camping at Lake Adley Park
Tent camping is permitted at Lake Adley Park. RV’s or campers are not allowed. Lake Adley Park, shelter, and facilities are for everyone to enjoy, and there is no fee for camping! There is a 2 night maximum on camping. Please be respectful to the property and please make sure garbage gets put in the trash can.