News & Updates

Read our most recent newsletter here:  May 2023 Gem Lake News

Office Closure:

Heritage Hall will be closed Monday, May 29th – Friday, June 2nd, Memorial Day week.

The office will return to normal hours Monday, June 5th.

Members of the City Council may be in the building to answer questions. If you are looking for permits and you cannot wait until I return, you can contact White Bear Township and they may be able to assist you with this. If you are able to wait, I will be ready to review any permits received during my absence.

If you need immediate assistance, please contact White Bear Township at 651-747-2750.

For after hours and weekend Public Works emergencies such as water main breaks, sewer line backups or other emergencies call 651-755-9828.

Thank you,

Melissa Lawrence

Acting City Clerk


  • The City of Gem Lake now accepts credit/debit card payments for bills, permits and licenses! All card payments will be assessed a 3% processing fee.
  • Wednesday, May 24, is our next recycling day. Remember to put your container out the night before.
  • County Road E Corridor Action Plan: Community Workshop Series Fall 2022
    • Click here for Workshop dates, meeting minutes, and information on the project.

Upcoming meetings:

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  • To reach the City of Gem Lake – please call 651 747-2790 or 651 747-2792

    City offices/days open: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Monday-Thursday, closed Fridays.