Public Works

Neil Crocker - Director of Public Service

Barry LeNoue - Foreman
Warren Niesche - Forester /Certified Tree Inspector
Tom Kloster
Brad Bollinger

Tom Reddy

Shop address:  1330 Minnesota Avenue

Mailing address: 420 Nebraska Avenue, Breckenridge, MN 56520
Shop phone:  218-643-5719

City Hall phone: 218-643-1431

Departments’ duties & responsibilities:

  • Maintaining of the streets, parks, flood protection portions, alleys, parking lots, storm sewers

  • Diseased trees and boulevard trimming

  • Snow removal and sanding

  • Mowing and blacktopping

Grass Clipping & Leaf Drop Off Site

is located at Pope Street

(No bags, cardboard boxes or branches)

Tree Branch Drop Off Site

is located 3 miles north on Highway 9, turn right after the Head of the Red Trap Club), 3/4 mile to the east, site is on right side. **ONLY tree branches, leaves & grass clippings



This can end up in the storm drain & become an added expense for all of us.

Mailbox Damage due to Snow Removal

There is a possibility of damage to mailboxes due to snow removal on City streets especially when there is heavy snowfall.  Please click here for the City’s SNOW REMOVAL AND ICE CONTROL POLICY for specific information on mailbox damage which is highlighted in yellow.  Please contact Director of Public Services, Neil Crocker at 218-643-4681 if your mailbox has been damaged by direct contact with the snow removal equipment. 

Recycling through Wilkin County 

Wilkin County Recycling Program consists of 10 drop-off recycling bins located in each of the 8 communities in Wilkin County.  Newsprint, Plastic Bottles, Tin and Aluminum Cans, and Glass Containers can be recycled in these containers.

Wilkin County also operates a Recycling Facility for the collection and processing of recycling materials.

Materials that can be recycled at the facility include; Newsprint, Plastic Bottles, Tin and Aluminum Cans, Glass Containers, Cardboard, Telephone Books, Magazines, Office Paper, Tires, Used Oil and Oil Filters, Vehicle Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs and Appliances

Location of Recycling Facility
Highway 75 and 7th Street South, Breckenridge

For more information call (218)643-5815 or visit