City administration manages and directs the operations and finances of the City of Staples. There are six main administrative staff at City Hall that perform a wide variety of duties on a daily basis, including processing utility bills, accounts receivable, accounts payable, building permits, coordinating City Council and committee meetings, monitoring city funds and budgets, managing policy and implementing ordinances.
The Staples Police Department consists of five full-time and seven part-time officers. Police patrol is provided 24 hours a day. The police department also provides designated police liaison services to the Staples Motley Schools and Central Lakes College.
Staples and the surrounding townships are served by the Staples Volunteer Fire Department. This 23-member department is highly trained and works with modern equipment including a ladder truck, two pumpers, tankers and grass rigs.
The Lakewood Health System/Staples Ambulance Service is staffed with paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, providing the highest level of pre-hospital care. The department also serves as a resource for surrounding area’s first responders.