City of Park River

The Town With a Heart

City Departments

There are many ways in which the City of Park River works to serve the community.  The following are the major departments of the city, including a description of their main functions.  If you need more information on a particular city function or service, this sections of the Web site should be helpful to you.

Administration       701.284.6150      
Responsible for overall city operations.  Key staff members include:

Nancy Thompson, City Coordinator & Auditor

Ann Berg, City Assessor & Deputy Auditor 

Patty Hensel, Receptionist & Utility Billing Clerk, Consolidated Waste billing.


Public Works       701.284.6399
Responsible for the major utilities, streets and infrastructure of the City. 
Key staff members include:

Dennis L. Larson, Public Works Director

Galen Bosh, Joshua Irvine, DeeJay Johnson, Mike Bohn, & Stefan Linstad.


Park River Volunteer Fire Department

Fire Chief Cory Hell  701.331.2032
Park River's numerous Fire Department volunteers meet on Monday nights for training and maintaining equipment. Park River has an outstanding volunteer fire department and rescue unit.

Parks & Recreation    701.284.6005
The Park Board is responsible for the upkeep of all the parks within the city limits.  They also take care of the Swimming Pool, Softball & Baseball Diamonds.  The manager is Jesse Irvine  


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