Dunn Center is located in the heart of western North Dakota's Missouri Plateau. It is roughly centered between four of North Dakota's largest population centers: Williston, Minot, Dickinson, and Bismarck- Mandan.


The City of Dunn Center is controlled by a five-person city council that includes a mayor and four voting council members.  The mayor only votes to break a tie vote by the four other council members.  The city council meets every second Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM for their regularly scheduled meetings.  Special meetings are called on an as-needed basis and all meetings are publicly noticed in the Dunn County Herald newspaper.  Currently, the planning, zoning, and subdivision applications are reviewed by the City Engineer and they make a formal recommendation to the city council for their consideration.  Additional specific information on elected officials and city staff is as follows:

Mayor - Scott Lynch

Council Member - Harley Binek

Council Member - Shasta Patterson

Council Member - Shaun Lambert

Council Member - Carol Hicks

Auditor - Sadie Lambert

Water/Sewer Superintendent  -  Al Garness & Loren DeWhirst

Contact Email: dunncenter@ndsupernet.com

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