City
Contact
Information

Telephone Number:
218-945-3136
Fax Number:
218-945-3236
e-mail:
Lisa@cityoffertile.org
City Administrator:
Lisa Liden
Billing Clerk:
Terry Baumgartner
Mayor:
Brian Nephew
Council Members:
  • Linda Widrig
  • Todd Wise
  • Tanner Lehman
  • Dennis Hasler

City
Office

The City Council meets on the second Monday of every month at 6:30 PM and the public is always welcome to attend and participate. City Hall is located at 101 South Mill Street in the Duane Knutson Community Center.

Current City Council
Meeting
Minutes

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For historical minutes, click here.

Utilities

The city water and sewer services are billed monthly by the City of Fertile. Bills are mailed out on the first of each month and are due by the 21st of each month. Bills not paid by the 21st are assessed a late payment charge of 10%.

Pay your bills on-line! The City of Fertile now offers online access to our water customers so they   can go online to view and/or pay their water and sewer bill.  There is a small transaction fee that will be charged for online payments. Click here (www.ub-pay.com)  and use Municipal Code: FertileMN540

Sanitation in the city of Fertile and the surrounding area is handled by Stuhaug Sanitation and can be reached at 218-945-6707.

Ottertail Electric provides electrical service to the city and can be reached at 800-257-4044 in Crookston, Minnesota.

Cable, Telephone and Internet services are provided by Garden Valley Telephone Company in Erskine. For service information, call 1-218-687-5251.

Forms

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City
Code

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Polk County
Sheriffs
Department

Law enforcement services are provided to the City of Fertile by the Polk County Sheriff's Department. The Sheriff's office can be reached at either (218) 945-3232 or (218) 281-0411 ext. #5009. For emergencies, dial 911.

Fire
Department

Fire Department

Fertile has a 25 member volunteer fire department. They cover 273 square miles in Fertile and the surrounding areas. They are trained in structural fires, grass fires, and auto-extraction. The volunteers meet for the regular business meeting the first thursday of every month at 7:30 PM. They meet the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM for a training meeting.

Contact Information
For emergencies dial 911
  • Phone number: 945-6470
  • Fax Number: 945-6471
Department Officers:
  • Wolfe Clark, Fire Chief
  • Jason Haas, First Assistant Chief
  • Todd Dufault, Second Assistant Chief
  • Vern Anderson, Secretary/Treasurer
Equipment:
  • Jaws of Life
  • 1 tanker
  • Grass and brush ridges
  • Main line pumper