New Brighton residents who received an absentee ballot in the mail and have not yet returned it can do so at the New Brighton Community Center located at 400 10th St NW on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00am - 4:00pm. If you are returning an absentee ballot for someone else, please plan on a extra couple minutes to complete a form to document the transfer and handling of that ballot. Please note that state law limits individuals to returning three (3) absentee ballots for other people per election.
New Brighton residents who received an absentee ballots in the mail and cannot make this event can still mail it back using the pre-paid envelope included in your ballot packet. Ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received within seven (7) days of Election Day to be counted. Absentee ballots received in the mail can also be dropped off at any in person absentee / early vote center during voting hours. (Click here for days, times and locations.) They can also be returned in person at New Brighton City Hall from 7am - 3pm on Election Day. Absentee ballots cannot be accepted at your polling location.
For more information about absentee voting and early voting, please visit our Election Page.
Notice is hereby given that the New Brighton City Council and its Commissions will hold electronic meetings the following dates and times.
City Hall is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, unless otherwise noted, these meetings are open electronically for public view.
Tune into CTV Channel 8023 (CenturyLink) or Channel 16 (Comcast) or click the first (dark blue) box below to watch these meetings and access the meeting materials. If you wish to comment in the Public Comment Forum portion of the City Council's regular business meeting and address the City Council, you may do so by clicking the last (light green) box below. Comments received by 5:30 pm on the day of the meeting will be read out loud during the meeting as part of the record. Click here to email the City Clerk if you would like additional information about these meetings.
As City Hall is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we strongly encourage you to forward your comments and questions to Ben.Gozola@newbrightonmn.gov up to noon on the day of the meeting, or call Ben Gozola at 651-638-2059. Your comments will be included in the record and addressed as part of the meeting. Alternatively, you may participate and speak as part of the pubic hearing during the Planning Commission meeting via Zoom. At the time of the meeting, please visit the City’s website (www.newbrightonmn.gov) and click on the “Public Meetings” button on the emergency homepage. The subsequent page will provide you with directions and a link to access the meeting. Should you need assistance before or during the meeting, please call (651) 638-2165.
City of New Brighton
Notice of Election
A general election will be conducted in the City of New Brighton on November 3, 2020. Voting hours are from 7:00am-8:00pm and the following offices will be on the ballot:
• President and Vice-President
• U.S. Senator
• U.S. Representative District 4
• State Senator District 41
• State Representative District 41A
• State Representative District 41B
• County Commissioner District 2
• Mayor City of New Brighton
• Council Member at Large City of New Brighton
• Associate Justice 4 Minnesota Supreme Court
• Minnesota Court of Appeals – Seats 3, 9, 13, and 15
• 2nd District Court – Seats 1, 7, 8, 13, 15, 18, 24, 27
Voting will take place at the following polling places:
• Precinct 1 - New Brighton Community Center located at 400 10th St NW
• Precinct 2 - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 835 2nd Ave NW
• Precinct 3 - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church located at 835 2nd Ave NW
• Precinct 4 - United Church of Christ located at 1000 Long Lake Rd
• Precinct 5 - New Brighton Community Center located at 400 10th St NW
• Precinct 6 - United Church of Christ located at 1000 Long Lake Rd
• Precinct 7 - GracePoint Church located at 2351 Rice Creek Rd
• Precinct 8 - GracePoint Church located at 2351 Rice Creek Rd
To find your polling place, see a sample ballot, or track the status of your absentee ballot, visit mnvotes.org. Please monitor the City website (newbrightonmn.gov) for any changing conditions. Voters also have the option of casting absentee ballots in person at the New Brighton Community Center located at 400 10th St. NW:
• September 18 – October 26, Monday–Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
• October 27 – October 30, Monday–Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00pm
• October 31, Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
• November 2, Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Do you need to return the absentee ballot you received by mail? On October 24, the City of New Brighton will host an absentee ballot drop-off drive thru event at the New Brighton Community Center from 10 am-4 pm.
A public accuracy test of the voting systems to be used in the general election will be held on Friday, October 23 at 9 am, in the Ramsey County Plato Building (Plato Conference Room), 90 Plato Blvd W, Saint Paul MN, 55107. The public is invited to attend.
Contact Terri Spangrud, City Clerk at 651-638 2045 with any questions or concerns you may have.
Sample Ballot - City of New Brighton
General Election November 3, 2020
You can find your polling place and sample ballot for your specific precinct at mnvotes.org.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the New Brighton City Council will be conducting a discussion regarding the consideration of the following Ordinance for the purpose of requiring tenant notification and notice of potential sale with respect to rental housing unit buildings:
Ordinance No. 878 Amending Chapter 13 of the New Brighton City Code Regarding Tenant Notification and Notice of Potential Sale with Respect to Rental Housing Unit Buildings
This discussion will take place at the City Council’s regular business meeting scheduled for October 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the New Brighton City Hall, 803 Old Highway 8 NW, New Brighton, Minnesota, 55112. This meeting will be open for public observation via Zoom.
Terri Spangrud, City Clerk