Dassel Township

Updated June 2019

Dassel Township meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Dassel History Center, located at 901 First St. N. in Dassel. Meetings generally start at 10 a.m. If there are changes to the meeting times, they will be published in the Enterprise Dispatch and also be posted on the board at the history center.

This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may be mailed to the clerk at PO Box 239, Dassel, MN 55325.

Township clerk is Karin Colberg, 320- 221-0267 work number; treasurer Galen Nyman, 320-275-2808; and supervisors Erhard Woetzel, 320-275-3107; Kevin Rossow, 320-221-2039; and David Isaacson, 320 420-4534.

Recycling stations

Recycling is available the first Saturday morning of each month in Dassel, behind the Meeker County shed. It is a joint venture with Collinwood Township.

Burning permits

Contact fire warden Stan Varland, 320- 275-2541; or Karl Townsend, 320-275-2622 for a burning permit.

Building permits

Building permits may be obtained by calling Meeker County Planning and Zoning at 320-693-5290.

Garbage pickup

The township doesn’t provide garbage service. Residents must arrange with a local sanitation company for pickup.



Meeker Cooperative, 1725 Highway 12, Litchfield, 320-693-3231; or 800-232-6257.


CenturyLink, 800-788-3500; 24-hour repair service, 800-788-3600; TDD/TTY 800-627-3529.

Lakedale Link, 9938 State Highway 55 NW, Annandale, 800-546-4963; after-hours repair service, 888-344-3730; regular business hours, call 800-546-4963; or visit www.lakedalelink.net.


The township has no gas lines. Residents should contact a local gas company for a liquid propane gas tank and service.