About City of Lino Lakes - Community Development Director
The City of Lino Lakes covers an area of 33 square miles on the north side of the Twin Cities in Anoka County. The pristine 5,500-acre Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Regional Park Preserve is situated within the heart of the city, guaranteeing the area will maintain its natural settings and wildlife habitats in the years to come. While residents are attracted to the city because of its natural amenities, including 15 lakes and several seasonal wetlands, Interstate I-35E and I-35W make it just a 20-minute drive to either downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul.
The city council and staff are dedicated to providing you with excellent services. The city’s goal is to develop a safe and harmonious balance of pleasant residential neighborhoods, goods and services, and clean, progressive industry to help stabilize the tax base and provide local employment. If you have questions about Lino Lakes, your elected officials and city staff are available to help you.