Rick Niemeier

Rick Niemeier

Rick Niemeier serves as the City Administrator. Rick was born and raised in the La Crosse area and graduated high school from Onalaska Luther. He obtained his undergraduate degree from UW-River Falls and his law degree from Hamline Law School in St. Paul, MN. He worked 16 years in private practice before going to work for Trempealeau County in 2017. He worked for Trempealeau County for 6 years where he held the positions of Corporation Counsel and Administrative Coordinator, among other positions/duties. 


Under Onalaska ordinance, the City Administrator is designated as the chief operating officer of the City. The Administrator is responsible for coordinating and administering the day-to-day operations of the City, implementing policies set by the Council, and for the efficient coordination of all City Departments, Boards and Commissions.


City Administrator