Rutland was established in 1886 and incorporated on June 29, 1908. The residents of the City of Rutland passed the Home Rule Charter for the City on November 30, 2010.

Current City Officials through June 2018 are:

  • Mayor Ron Narum
  • City Council President Michael Mahrer
  • City Council Vice President Bert Siemieniewski
  • Alderman Rodney Erickson
  • Alderwoman Delores Lysne

City Auditor: Deborah Banish
City Attorney: LeeAnn Even

The City Council meets on the first Monday of the month at 5:00 p.m. in the Town Hall.  Residents are welcome to attend the meetings. Time is reserved on the agenda at the beginning of the meeting for public comments, questions or concerns.  No other public participation is permitted unless recognized by the Mayor or Chair of the meeting.

2018 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 5
  • April 2
  • April  – Board of Equalization Meeting
  • May 7
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 10 (second Monday due to holiday)
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

City Council meeting summaries are published in The Sargent County Teller.  Full minutes are available by clicking here or by calling the City Office at 701-724-3081

City of Rutland
PO Box 181
Rutland, North Dakota 58067-0181


Office hours vary.  Please call first to make certain the Auditor is in the Office or leave a message.

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City of Rutland Comprehensive Plan



Water Quality Reports
The Consumer Confidence Report is published annually and is available to the public by July 1st. This is a report of our community’s drinking water supply as required by the EPA and North Dakota Health Dept.   If you are unable to read or print the document, you may contact the City Auditor at 701-724-3081 to have a print copy mailed directly to you.

2016 Water Quality Report

2015 Water Quality Report
2014 Water Quality Report
2013 Water Quality Report:  Please note a correction on page 5, sampling by the City of Rutland for Lead in “Your Water” should read 1.8 ppb.
2012 Water Quality Report

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Fish Fry

      March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    2. City Council Meeting

      March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    3. City Council Meeting

      April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    4. Uffda Day

      October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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