Winsted Township

Information updated January, 2024

Winsted Township meets in the Vollmer Room at the Winsted City Hall located at 201 1st Street North. Township items may be mailed to Winsted Township, PO Box 897, Winsted, MN 55395.

Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month. All voting is at the Blue Note ballroom at 300 3rd Ave South Winsted, except for school district elections.

The dates for the meetings are posted at the Winsted Farmers Co-op on Babcock Avenue.

Clerk Shirley Carlson may be reached by calling 320-485-7400 or 612-327-3168 or by sending an email to
Township officers are Road Supervisor Brian Anderson 320-395-2806; Chairman Tony Hausladen 320-485-2856; Supervisor Dustin Meredith 612-402-0902; and
Treasurer Nina Stifter 320-485-4732.

Any questions may be directed to the township clerk.

Recycling stations
Recycling is NO longer accepted at the Highway Department Building at 19955 Falcon Avenue, Silver Lake
Recycling can be brought to the McLeod County Environmental Services Waste Facility @ 1065 5th Avenue SE Hutchinson. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.)

Burning permits
Burning permits are obtained by calling the McLeod County Sheriff’s office (non-emergency number) at 1-888-440-3134 or 320-864-3134. You must call each day you burn.

Building permits
Somebody may obtain building permits by calling the county zoning office at 320-864-1259.
Garbage pickup
The township doesn’t provide garbage service. Residents must arrange with a local sanitation company for pickup.

Electric – McLeod Cooperative Power, 1231 Ford Avenue in Glencoe. For electric outage, call 320 864-3148 or 1-800-494-6272.
Xcel Energy, Residential Customer Service 1-800-895-4999, Business Solution Center 1-800-481-4700, TDD/TTY (hearing impaired service): 1-800-895-4949.
Telephone – TDS Telecom, 171 2nd St. S., 320-485-4111,; or Centurylink at 800-788-3500.
Gas – The township has no gas lines. Residents should contact a local gas company for a liquid propane gas tank and service.