Responsibilities of the Administration Department

The City Administrator is the chief operating officer and responsible for the day to day operations of the city.  

 Administration Department functions include:

  • Carry out policies and ordinances of the City Council.
  • Advising the mayor and city council on all significant matters and presenting all items which require council action or approval.
  • Coordinating with other governmental agencies and representing the interests of the city as delegated by the city council.
  • Directing, developing, and implementing appropriate budgeting, including capital improvements, administrative planning and control procedures, and long-range development of the city.
  • Making effective recommendations in areas of policies, planning, community development, public safety, administrative services, financial planning, and human resources.
  • Working closely with departments to plan and coordinate activities to ensure effective service to the public and efficient conduct of all municipal affairs; overseeing the various department managers.

City Proclamations Policy and Procedures

  • The City of Little Canada will allow consideration and reading of proclamations at City Council meetings as set forth on the agenda so long as the proclamation request meets a number of criteria. For information on what may be considered, please review the City Proclamation Policy and Procedures (PDF).
  1. City Administrator

    Chris Heineman

    City Administrator

  2. City Clerk

    Heidi Heller

    City Clerk/HR Manager & Data Practices Compliance Official

  3. Laura Linehan

    Community Relations Manager

  4. City Hall

    Physical Address
    515 Little Canada Road E
    Little Canada, MN 55117

    Fax: 651-766-4048


    Monday - Friday

    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.