Water Planning

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Implementation of the Brown County Comprehensive Water Plan is the primary focus of this department. This is accomplished through a variety of cooperative efforts with local and state agencies. Watershed projects along with a unique focus on county lakes, rivers and groundwater are the main program and work elements of this department. Brown County participates in the Watonwan Watershed Planning Partnership to complete a One Watershed One Plan for the Watonwan River Watershed.



Contact Planning & Zoning

Located on the 2nd floor of the Brown County Courthouse

14 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6640
Fax: (507) 233-6643

Laine Sletta - Zoning Administrator, Solid Waste Officer

Robert Santaella - Asst. Zoning Administrator, Septic, Feedlot Officer

Andy Meyer - Environmental Specialist

Shawn Stoermann - Emergency Manager

Amanda Lang - Feedlot Officer

Patty Zupfer - Office Support Specialist



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Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm (most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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