City of Rutland....Pride of the Prairie!

The City of Rutland is more like a big family than a small town. Classic Americana, unparalleled community spirit, and a true sense of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that makes the City of Rutland a wonderful place to call home. Rutland may be in the middle of nowhere but it is in the middle of everything.

Upcoming Events

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Siren Testing - 7 p.m. Tuesday April 6


The outdoor warning sirens are tested at 7 p.m on the first Tuesday of each month (April, June, July, August and September).

Siren Testing - 7 p.m. Tuesday May 5


Test Your Sirens Day is designated in May. Sirens will engage at 7:00 p.m.

Monthly Council Meeting


Monthly City Council meeting. Members of the public are always welcome.

Recent News

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The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) passed by Congress can be found on the City website under Business - Business Resources. Other materials and information will be provided as it becomes...

City Elections


The following positions will be on the June 2020 City Ballot: Mayor, City Council Member (2 positions), and Park Board Member (3 positions). Each position is for a 4-year term starting June 23, 2020 ending June 22nd, 2024.

Complete instructions and online...

Elections Paperwork due April 6


Just a reminder that the Certificate of Nomination form to have your name placed on the ballot as a candidate for Mayor, City Council, or Park Board  is due by 4 p.m. Monday, April 6. For the City of Rutland forms, four signatures are required. 

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