Government

The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 16, got a last-minute surprise from Mediacom about this year’s plans for bringing broadband and high-speed Internet access to underserved areas of the city. And the council had to make a decision about what to do about the surprise by the next day, Sept. 17. Attorney Mark Ayotte, of [...]

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Council approves 3-1 request for tattoo business During its Monday, Sept. 22, meeting, the Osseo City Council received news on its credit rating. The city was upgraded from a “A+” to a “AA-” rating by Standard and Poor’s. The council also adopted its preliminary budget and general fund levy. Look for a separate story next [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Champlin City Council and staff reviewed the details of the Parks and Public Works plans to repair and maintain city trails. Mayor ArMand Nelson also made an announcement to address resident concerns regarding the newly opened roundabout on Hayden Lake and West River Roads. Trail reconstruction The Parks [...]

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To assist voters with meeting the candidates, learning about their positions on city and state issues, and having questions answered, the League of Women Voters and Champlin Women of Today will conduct a Meet the Candidates forum for the positions of Champlin Mayor, Wards 1 and 2 City Council, and House of Representatives District 36A [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Rockford City Council focused its meeting on the high water and wastewater rates, which residents had expressed concern about during a town hall meeting two weeks ago. The council discussed different options they could choose from that would make residents happy and to also lower the deficit in [...]

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The city of Independence has joined the city of Medina in crafting an amended ordinance that requires watercraft operators to drive slowly and produce no wake during periods of high water on all of Lake Independence. The current ordinance has been in place for a number of years. It calls for slow watercraft speeds and [...]

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The Corcoran City Council on Thursday, Sept. 11, approved a preliminary property tax levy for 2015 of $3,317,568, up by $210,868 from the $3,106,700 property tax levy for 2014. This is a 6.8 percent increase. This was the third time that city councilors discussed the 2015 property tax levy and general fund budget at a [...]

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The Maple Grove City Council ended up approving directing staff to draft an ordinance for the rezoning and directing the city attorney to draft a resolution to approve the planned unit development (PUD) concept and development stage plan for the Stonegate at Rush Creek project after much discussion during its Monday, Sept. 15 meeting. The [...]

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