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 The Browns Valley Fire Department has applications available for new members.

You can download from the City's web page at

or stop by City Hall for an application.

Emergency Services

We need your help!  If you are interested in becoming an EMT or First Responder 
and live within 10 minutes of Browns Valley please call city hall 320-695-2110.

Browns Valley Ambulance Service responds to approximately 100 calls per year.

Public Works

The City of Browns Valley is responsible for the drinking water, sanitary sewer, and stormwater systems within the city.


Annually the Minnesota Department of Health publishes a consumer confidence report for drinking water within the City of Browns Valley.  This report is available via the link on this page.


If you have any questions about this report or city services please contact City Hall.  320-695-2110

Browns Valley Wellhead Protection Plan 2012

2016 Fee Schedule

2019 Consumer Confidence Report CCR PW


Landfill/Compost Site

Browns Valley residents can dispose of their yard waste free of charge:

Thursdays from 2:00-4:00pm
Saturdays from 9:00-11:00am


Recycling Center


Regular Hours of Operation
Tuesday and Saturday
8:00am - noon
noon - 8:00pm

Sanitary Sewer

As a resident, you play an important role in keeping the City’s main sewer line and your own private sewer line clean and clear of blockages.  Do not use paper or wipes that are not specified for sewer usage.

Parks and Recreation

Browns Valley City Park is located on Hwy 28 West of town.  The park has picnic grounds, bathrooms, and campsites with water and electrical hookups. 


Camp sites are self-pay.

     $15.00 with Electricity.

     $10.00 With out Electricity. 

Park Shelter Reservations

Park Shelters are not rented but are available on a first-come basis.

Rental Properties

Valley View Apartments - 320-695-2556

Four Seasons Apartments - Todd Johnson Owner 605-237-8323

Kathy Bartz - 320-695-2163

Food Shelf

The Browns Valley Food Shelf is located at 106 4th St So.  It is open every Tuesday from 1pm - 3pm and the 1st Thursday of every month from 10am - 12am.  For emergent food needs call either Dorothy Christensen (320) 695-2467or Richard Johnson.

This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider

Someplace Safe

Someplace Safe operates a Community Advocacy Program in Traverse County.  Locations are staffed by local advocates and volunteers trained to offer assistance to victims, survivors, family and friends who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or general crimes. All advocacy services provided by Someplace Safe are free and confidential.

Someplace Safe serves Victims of Crime Including Victims and Survivors of: Domestic Violence; Sexual Assault; and General Crimes. They provide family services through our Parenting Time Centers.  Also available are awareness opportunities for the public and community, and thrift stores for shopping and donations. Systems professionals & partners are available to offer Training and Educational opportunities to help ensure victim-centered responses to crime.

Appointments can be made by calling: 1-320-563-4121


Currently Women Infants and Children (WIC) clinic is at the Browns Valley Community Center on the 3rd Thursday of the month.  You  can call 1-320-208-6670 with any questions.

Meals on Wheels

To sign up for Meals on Wheels, contact Julie in the Dietary Department at the Browns Valley Health Center at: 320-695-2165.  Meals are delivered Monday - Friday for the noon meal only.

National Home Security Alliance

Rainbow Riders

Foot Clinic

A foot clinic is held on the fourth (4th) Thursday of every month at the Community Center.

Clinic times are: 9:30 - 11:30.

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