Environmental Services

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for planning and managing programs designed to protect health, safety, and welfare of the citizens on Le Sueur County as well as the environment. Our department not only educates the public in regards to the environmental programs but is also responsible for the enforcement of ordinances.

The Environmental Services staff is responsible for the planning, administration and enforcement of:

Duties and activities are to ensure that the County goals and objectives are met and to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local safety standards, codes and laws.

Environmental Services Staff

(507) 357-8538 Phone


Aaron Stubbs

Planning and Zoning Administrator


Michelle Mettler

Assistant Planning and Zoning Administrator


Jon Hammel

Planning Technician


Contact Aaron, Michelle, or Jon for all your needs concerning:

  • Planning and Zoning
  • Lot Splits
  • Land Use Permits
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Variances

Amy Beatty

Environmental Programs Specialist


Contact Amy for all your needs concerning: 

  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Feedlot Information

Septic Inspector

Contact Environmental Services for all your needs concerning: 

  • Septic Systems
  • Septic Upgrade Loan Program

Holly Kalbus

Environmental Resources Specialist


Contact Holly for all your needs concerning: 

  • Local Water Management
  • Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Shoreland (Permitted Uses and Best Management Practices)
  • Wetland Conservation Act

General Questions

Contact Environmental Services for all your needs concerning: 

  • Scheduling with Staff
  • Forms
  • Website Navigation for Environmental Services