The Rutland City Council is the policy-making body for the City and acts as the legislative branch of our government. The Council looks to the city's goals, major projects and infrastructure improvements ranging from community growth to land use to finances and strategic planning. The goal of the Council is to tend to the needs of the City as a whole and to do the very best to represent constituents.


Rodney Erickson - Council President  (Term expires June 23, 2026)

Planning, zoning & development: Zoning and housing. Liaison to the Rutland Community Development Corporation and Rutland Housing, Inc.

Sanitation Portfolio: Lagoon, lift stations, sewer & storm drains, garbage, recycling.

Water Portfolio: City water services, water tower, public supply lines.


Lori McLaen - Vice-President (Term ends June 23, 2026)

City Hall Portfolio: Hall reservations, interior cleaning & maintenance

Finance and Debt Service Portfolio: Budget, finance, revenue, expenditures, loans


William "Bill" Anderson  - Member (Term expires June 25, 2024 - elected to two-year term)

Buildings and Capital Improvements: Exteriors & Capital improvements (City Hall, City Shop, Museum, Pioneer House, Country School).

Streets Portfolio: Snow removal, gravel, road repair/replacement.


Delores Lysne - Member  (Term expires June 25, 2024)

Beautification Portfolio: Abandoned buildings & automobiles, junk cleanup, mowing, weeds, and public nuisances; liaison to the Rutland Community Club.

Public Safety & Parks Portfolio: Sidewalks, pets, signage, RV park reservations & maintenance. Liaison to the Rutland Park District.

Contact Info

Rodney Erickson
Council President

Lori McLaen
Council Vice-President

Delores Lysne
Council Member

Bill Anderson
Council Member
Council Member