Ellsworth Township

Ellsworth Township meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at Ellsworth Township Hall, located along Meeker Co. Rd. 9. This is also where township members vote. Township items of business may be mailed to Gordy Seiffert at 63436 215th St., Litchfield, MN 55355. There is no township phone number.

Township clerk is Gordy Seiffert (320) 693-7896, treasurer Elvera Smith (320) 275-2938, and chairman Roger Werner (320) 275-3186, and supervisors Roger Werner (320) 275-3186, Supervisor Don Slater (320) 275-3801, and Chairman Dave Tipka (320) 693-2347.

Recycling stations

There is no recycling available through the township.

Burning permits

Contact Mrs. Marvin Luke at (320) 693-8702.

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 (such as West Central Sanitation in Willmar) for pickup.



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


Embarq, local service residence customer service and billing at (800) 788-3500.

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


The township has no gas lines. Residents should contact a local gas company for a liquid propane gas tank and service. CenterPoint Energy, gas leak 24-hour emergency number (800) 722-9326, customer service (800) 245-2377.