The City has established and maintains an ongoing, multi-faceted communications effort consisting of publications, programs and informational materials. These are designed to provide residents and customers with information regarding City programs and services, City Council actions, City policies and ordinances.

The City currently informs residents about City happenings by using:

  • Cottage Grove Reports |The City's monthly residential newsletter is published and mailed to Cottage Grove residents with their monthly water bill and also available for online reading.
  • News Releases |The City distributes releases to local media to keep residents informed of City news. Please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you are a member of the media and want to be added to the City's distribution list.
  • Social media including Facebook and Twitter and Instagram
  • Video programs broadcasted by South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC) on Channel 16 and 18.
  • Website postings with articles,calendar events and news updates
  • Communications and IT manage the City's website