Medina Celebration Day – Saturday, September 18th

We are excited to announce that Medina Celebration Day will be held on Saturday, September 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in Hamel Legion Park, 3200 Mill Street, Medina, MN 55340.

Residents—save the date! We are eagerly planning a fun evening of free entertainment that will include games with prizes for youth, face painting, balloon artist and fireworks! Local Medina restaurants will also have food for purchase at the event. We will also have bingo with game cards for purchase, with a chance to win a cash prize! The full event schedule will be released later this summer.

Medina Businesses—We would like to invite you to be a sponsor of this community social event! We are also inviting Medina businesses to take part in the Business Expo that is held in conjunction with this event and is a great opportunity for networking. This event has an attendance of 1,000+ people and is enjoyed by many. Your support in helping to provide another free, fun, and memorable event is much appreciated!


Friday, September 3rd is the deadline to sign up for the Business Expo and to be a sponsor of the event. Please submit a Donation/Registration Form by Friday, September 3rd. If you would like to contribute, please make your check payable to the City of Medina and write “Medina Celebration Day” in the memo. Please mail your donation to: City of Medina, 2052 County Road 24, Medina, MN 55340.

Silver Level: $100 – 249

  • Business name printed on the event recap letter in the fall Medina Message newsletter.

Gold Level: $250 – 499

  • Business name printed in bold on the event recap letter in the fall Medina Message newsletter.

Platinum Level: $500+

  • Business logo featured on the event recap letter in the fall Medina Message newsletter.


Business Expo:

A donation of $100+ includes a booth at the Business Expo – we provide you with an 8-foot table and two chairs. You will need to supply your own canopy for covering, if you desire, but it is not required. Your booth may highlight your business and what it offers to the community. Providing an activity helps to promote engagement. Set up for the Business Expo will begin at 2:00 p.m. on the day of the event; booth selection is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The event will happen – rain or shine!

Registration Form for Donations and Business Expo – Due:  September 3rd

Questions? Want to Volunteer? Call or email Nicole Jacobson at 763-473-8853;

Free Assistance for Businesses/Entrepreneurs

Are you thinking about starting your own business or are you currently operating a small business and interested in FREE technical assistance?
Medina has partnered with the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) to offer the Open to Business program. This program provides FREE one-on-one assistance from MCCD’s expert staff, customized to meet the specific needs of each entrepreneur. This can include creating a business plan, suggestions on financial management and bookkeeping practices, assisting with marketing, and referrals for financing. MCCD also administers a small business loan fund which provides capital to expand local businesses.

For more information please visit or contact John Endris from MCCD at or (651)-216-6252.

Right-of-Way Permits

The City of Medina requires companies requesting a Right-of-Way (ROW) Permit to register annually at the beginning of each year.

Registration Requirements:

  • ROW Permit Registration Form (Required annually + $100.00 fee)
  • Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Medina as additional insured (dates must be updated annually to reflect current license year)
  • $50,000 performance bond (either the general contractor or subcontractor will need to provide)
  • To the extent known, the City is also requesting each ROW user to file a construction and major maintenance plan for underground facilities, with the locations and estimated beginning and end dates of all projects to be commenced during that calendar year.

For each job an application and permit fee is required:

To learn more: Section 410 of Medina’s City Code regulates Right-of-Way Management

Questions? Contact Public Works Director Steve Scherer at 763-473-8842 or

The City’s Storm Water Utility

stormwater 400 x 250The Storm Water Utility is an independent City fund devoted to managing Medina’s storm water issues.  Monies in this fund cannot be used for other purposes, similar to the management of the City’s existing water and sewer utility funds.

For more information on the City of Medina’s Storm Water, please visit the Stormwater Utility Page.