Notices for Marshan Township


Notice of Filing for Township Election


Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Marshan Township, Dakota County, State of Minnesota, that filing for township office will be held for a two week period beginning January 3rd,2022. 

Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed with the Town Clerk from January 3, 2022 to January 17, 2022. Filings will close on January 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications are being accepted for the Offices of:

One Supervisor for a 3 year term

One Treasurer for a 2 year term

There is a $2.00 filing fee.


Marge Snyder

Marshan Township Clerk






Pushing snow across the road is illegal and punishable by law

For Burning Permits, Please see the Contacts.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Meetings


Jan 3, 2023: Planning Commission Meeting 7pm

Jan 17, 2023: Board Meeting 7pm

Feb 7, 2023: Planning Commission Meeting 7pm

Feb 21, 2023: Board Meeting 7pm



A Humble Community South of Hastings, MN

Located in eastern Dakota County, MN, Marshan Township was named after Michael Marsh and his wife, Ann. Marsh platted and owned Marshan City, where he served as postmaster until it was abandoned in the late 1850s.

Community Overview

Marshan Township covers 34.5 square miles, and was home to 1,263 residents according to the 2000 U.S. census. Our community’s estimated median household income in 2009 was $69,891, which was considerably higher than the Minnesota average of $55,616. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $331,979, which compares to the state's average of $200,400.


Although our township is mostly rural, it does have two popular golf courses, Bellwood Oaks and Hidden Greens and Steve and Sylvia Bauer's famous Little Log House settlement that includes a number of restored historic buildings and an impressive replica of the world-famous Hastings Spiral Bridge.

Mailbox Theft Notice

There have been numerous mail box thefts in our neighboring townships. To avoid identity theft, Marshan Township residents should pick up their mail as soon as possible, or consider obtaining locked mail boxes.

Home Break-In Attention

A few homes in Marshan Township recently have been burglarized. Residents are urged to be on the lookout for suspicious activity and, if they see it, should immediately call at 911.

Contact Us

For any inquiries or concerns about our township, please reach out to us today. We’ll get back to you shortly.