The City Council is responsible for directing the policies of our services. The City Administrator is responsible for ensuring that those directives are carried out in an efficient, effective, and responsive manner.  Hastings’ Interim City Administrator is Julie Flaten. Julie has been with the organization since 2007, serving in a number of roles before being appointed in January 2019 as Interim City Administrator. Julie plans to return to her role as Administrative Services Director when the City Administrator hiring process is complete.

A Welcoming Message from the Interim City Administrator:

Welcome to the City of Hastings. I have the great privilege to serve this excellent organization that is committed to high quality, responsive public service. I value collaboration both within our organization and with our trusted community partners. Guided by our CORE values and strategic planning, I am committed to ensuring that Hastings continues to be a wonderful town to live, visit, and do business in. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

In service,

Julie Flaten

Office: 651-480-2355

City Council Updates:

Every other week, I prepare a summary of City activities to share with the City Council and the public. Check our homepage News section for the most recent update.

City Administrator Vacancy:

The Hastings City Administrator, Melanie Mesko Lee, accepted a position as City Manager in Burnsville, Minnesota. Her last day with the City of Hastings was Friday, January 4, 2019. The City Council has begun the process to fill the impending vacancy. All information from that process will be hosted here.