Administration & City Clerk

City Manager

Welcome to the City of Burnsville - You Belong Here! I have the great opportunity to work in this organization committed to serving the community in an innovative and creative manner. I joined the City in January 2019 and serve to implement the City Council’s vision with the help of a great team. I believe in the power of public service and working together to reach lofty goals.

-Melanie Mesko Lee

Burnsville City Manager Melanie Mesko Lee

City Clerk

The office of the City Clerk carries out various statutory duties and maintains communication between the City Council, Boards and Commissions and the public.

Community Reports

Burnsville’s annual community report provides yearly performance measurement data and achievements from each department.

Burnsville also publishes a monthly community report with highlights, achievements and performance measurement data by each City department. This report is published on or near the 15th of each month. (This new format replaces the previous bi-monthly PDF monitoring reports. You can view past reports here.)

City Council Meetings

The City Clerk prepares agenda packets for City Council meetings and maintains a record of all Council proceedings. View Public Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Video.

Data Practices Requests

The Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (MGDPA) gives everyone the right to look at and request copies of public data that the City of Burnsville maintains. Records may be viewed for free, paper copies may be purchased for 25 cents per page, and electronic copies are available at actual cost. Submit a Public Data Request.


The City Clerk administers elections, including accepting filings for City offices, hiring and training election judges, assisting residents with absentee voting, and certifying election results. View Election Information.

Proclamation Requests

Individuals may request a proclamation from the City using the Proclamation Request Form (PDF). Policy information regarding proclamations or ceremonial resolutions may be found here: Policy Number 1.012 - Consideration of Proclamations or Ceremonial Resolutions (PDF)