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Posted on: October 25, 2017

About Snow Emergencies

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When there is 3 or more inches of snow fall, a snow emergency may be called, and no vehicle may be parked on any of the city streets until that street has been plowed from curb to curb.

Click here to go to the Snow Emergency page for more information.&...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Looking for Development

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The St. James EDA is looking for commercial development for a redevelopment site. Incentives available based on job creation!

Click here to go to the commercial site page with more information.

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Community Video

Tammy Scheffer Creekside Photography (61 of 159)

"From the railways of old to modern times, the story of St. James is one of celebrated heritage, rich community culture, and exciting opportunity." Whether you are planning a getaway or looking for a new place to call home, we hope you choose St...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

New Discover St. James Website

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Check out our new "Discover St. James Website"- your one-stop-shop for all things St. James! Business Directory, Event Calendar, Things to Do, and more! Click here to go to the website or click Discover St. James on the header of this website.&a...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

T21 Thank You Video

Thank you to the St. James students for creating this video thanking the City Council for passing the T21 ordinance!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oOQ-NVoRRZ3tzP81QVh30LPPTaGFPUKB/view 

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Now Hiring: Police Officer

The City of St. James is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. St. James (pop. 4,695) is located in South Central Minnesota and is the county seat of Watonwan County.

Applicants must be P.O.S.T. Board licensed or eligible to be license...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

NOW HIRING: City Manager

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT City Manager: City of St. James, Minnesota Salary Range: $90,116 to $111,958 Qualifications for the position of City Manager include a bachelor’s degree with coursework in Public Administration, F...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Weston Avenue Project Construction News

Winter has arrived and the construction season has come to a significant slowdown. 

The following items will still be completed before the wrap up for the winter season:

  • Back-fill curb & sidewalk and temporary hydro mulch
  • Install signs and mailb...
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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Discover St. James through our Community Video

"From the railways of old to modern times, the story of St. James is one of celebrated heritage, rich community culture, and exciting opportunity." Whether you are planning a getaway or looking for a new place to call home, we hope you choose St...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

NOTICE: Keep Trash/Recycle Bins out of Street

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Trash and recycling collection bins must be in the boulevard or in driveways- they do not belong on the street. This is for traffic safety and street maintenance such as street sweeping and snow plowing. 

CORRECT WAY (boulevard or driveway):

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

The Census Bureau is Now Hiring- Work from Home in St. James!

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The Census Bureau is hiring! Be part of History and work in the 2020 census. Most of the positions are work from home. 2020 census jobs provide "great pay, flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training." Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs or cal...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Sign up for City Notices & Snow Emergency Alerts

The City of St. James has a "Notify Me" service. You can sign up to receive text messages and/or emails when there is an important City alert or notification. Additionally, there are many different ways to find out if the City has declared a sno...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Minnesota Housing Homeownership Programs

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Make your dream of homeownership a reality with help from Minnesota Housing and City of St. James! Whether you’re a first-time buyer, repeat buyer, or want to refinance, there’s an affordable Min...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Statement from the Mayor

Valued St. James Community Members and Stakeholders,

We understand your concern with the recent retail closures that the community has experienced- we all feel that pain with you. I first want to assure you that staff has been in contact with Shopko to see...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Mayberry Hills Housing Development Incentives in 2019

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The St. James EDA has extended incentives to build in Mayberry Hills in 2019, with some minor changes. Reduced lot prices and a special financing offer- check it out!

Mayberry Hills Map & Incentives Flyer

Mayberry Hills Special Financing Offer from Firs...

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