Municipal Civil Counsel

Serving Minnesota and Wisconsin cities with diligent, cost-effective legal counsel...

For more than 60 years, Eckberg Lammers has been a regional leader in delivering comprehensive, yet cost effective representation for municipalities throughout Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Our highly-experienced attorneys provide general counsel, special counsel and litigation services across the spectrum of municipal operations, including:

CITY ADMINISTRATION

  • City council meetings & workshops
  • Data Practices Act
  • Open Meeting Law
  • Contracts
  • Ordinances and resolutions
  • City Charter advice
  • Election laws

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Loan documentation & business incentive administration
  • Economic Development Authorities (EDAs)
  • Housing & Redevelopment Authorities (HRAs)
  • Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) transactions
  • Wetlands, shoreline & floodplain ordinances

LAND USE

  • Zoning amendments and interpretation
  • Plat & subdivision regulations
  • Conditional Use Permits (CUP)
  • Planned Unit Developments (PUD)
  • Interim moratoria and Interim Use Permits (IUP)
  • Commercial, residential, industrial and mixed-use developments

LICENSING & REGULATIONS

  • Code enforcement (civil and criminal)
  • Hazardous building identification & enforcement
  • Nuisances
  • Liquor

PROCUREMENT

  • Public bidding law compliance
  • Best value contracting
  • Construction contracts

REAL ESTATE

  • Purchase agreements
  • Property closings
  • Title review
  • Easements
  • Eminent Domain
  • Annexation & detachment
  • Property disputes

SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

  • Public hearing notices
  • Improvement and assessment resolutions
  • Appeals defense
  • Unpaid charges certification

UTILITIES & TELECOMMMUNICATIONS

  • Utility easements
  • Gas & electric franchises
  • Cell phone towers
  • Cable franchises

Eckberg Lammers provides significant added value to our municipal clients by maintaining specialized practices in Employment & Labor, Public Finance, Prosecution and Litigation. Eckberg Lammers is proud to serve the following municipalities as general counsel:

  • Woodbury
  • White Bear Lake
  • East Bethel
  • Mendota Heights
  • Wyoming
  • Oak Park Heights
  • Grant
  • Scandia
  • Blaine
  • Bayport
  • Lake St. Croix Beach
  • Lilydale
  • St. Mary’s Point
  • Mendota
  • Montrose
  • Holdingford
  • New Richmond, WI

CHOOSE ECKBERG LAMMERS FOR YOUR CIVIL MUNICIPAL LAW NEEDS.

Call 651-439-2878, or send us an e-mail for more information about our Civil Municipal law practice.

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In Our Clients' Words

"Eckberg Lammers has served our city well for a number of years. We look to them for consistent direction and practical resolution of issues facing the city. They are responsive, even-handed and effective.

- City Administrator, Grant, MN

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