Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
The Corcoran City Council will conduct a public hearing on its 2014 city budget and on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to levy to pay for the costs of services the city will provide in 2014. The hearing will be Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at Corcoran City Hall, 8200 County [...]
At its Nov. 26 meeting, the Rockford City Council covered a number of issues, including employee health benefits, utility infrastructure at a new industrial park and sewer line televising. STAFF INSURANCE Rockford City Administrator Nancy Carswell presented a new health insurance benefits plan for city employees. The city was facing a 23 percent increase in [...]
by Amanda Schwarze The Pioneer Some Medina residents are upset with Maple Plain’s water fees. The city of Maple Plain supplies water to the Park Ridge Acres development in Medina. On top of the fees that Maple Plain residents are charged, the Medina properties pay a 25 percent nonresident fee. In addition, the city of [...]
Lightning strike put City Hall furnace out of commission The city of Independence has learned that storm damage can lay hidden for a while. Mayor Marvin Johnson said on Tuesday, Nov. 26, that city staff had an unpleasant surprise when they attempted to fire up the furnace at Independence City Hall. They discovered that the [...]