City Council

Portrait of Mary Hamann-Roland


Mary Hamann-Roland
On council since 1999

Portrait of John Bergman


John Bergman
On council since 2003

Portrait of Tom Goodwin


Tom Goodwin
On council since 1984

Portrait of Ruth Grendahl
Portrait of Clint Hooppaw


Ruth Grendahl
On council since 1997


Clint Hooppaw
On council since 2011


Formed as a statutory city, Apple Valley has four City Council members and a mayor. The City Council is the legislative and policy making body for the city government. The mayor and four City Council members are elected at large to alternating four-year terms.

Mission Statement:

The City of Apple Valley is pledged to promote and enhance the health, safety, and general well-being of its citizens and all who visit the City.

In achieving this goal, the City will:

  • Provide a full range of municipal services;
  • Encourage active participation in city government activities;
  • Promote quality development;
  • Provide a balance of residential, commercial, and public uses;
  • Promote employment opportunities within the community;
  • Experiment with new ideas in the delivery of public services;
  • Transmit to future citizens a better and more beautiful community.


If you wish to email Council Members, please note that they do not have direct access to email. However, we have set up a special e-mail address for you to use. We will forward copies of the email to the appropriate council member for their response.


  • 7:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Thursday of each month
  • Apple Valley Municipal Center
    7100 147th St. W.
    Apple Valley, MN  55124