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Welcome to Albert Lea, Minnesota

The City of Albert Lea is located at the Crossroads of Interstates 90 and 35 in Southern Minnesota, about 90 miles south of the Twin Cities.

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Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.