Government
The Corcoran City Council, Monday, Dec. 2, approved a $3,317,567.60 final property tax levy for 2015 — an increase of 6.8 percent over the $3,106,700 city property tax levy for 2014. The council also approved a final 2015 general fund budget of $4,050,818 — an increase from the $3.69 million gen...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Council approves hiring Shane Mikkelson The city of Osseo has hired a new Police Chief. At the Osseo City Council’s Dec. 22 meeting, the council decided to offer the position to Shane Mikkelson, a current Osseo Police Officer. Current Osseo Police Chief Tom Hartkopf will be retiring Jan. 16, after...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
The Osseo City Council approved a lower 2015 budget and property tax levy than what was presented at the truth and taxation hearing at its Monday, Dec. 22 meeting. A 2015 tax levy will increase to $1,548,557 or a 7.40 percent increase. City Administrator Doug Reeder said since the truth and taxation...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Considers requests by dance studio, auto sales business The Osseo City Council approved wage increases for the fire department and some city staff at its Monday, Dec. 22 meeting. Also during the meeting, the council considered two conditional use permits requests — one for a dance studio and the o...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
The new 2015 Minnesota Legislative Session is almost upon us. The new session begins Tuesday, Jan. 6. Sen. Warren Limmer, Maple Grove, has been a member of the Minnesota Senate since 1995 after a special election. He replaced Patrick McGowan who had resigned after being elected Hennepin County Sheri...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers Working toward less congested commutes and safer travel will be a focus for the 2015 legislative session for Minnesota legislators who represent the Champlin area. Sen. John Hoffman, D-Champlin and Brooklyn Park, said there are three main transportation issues tha...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Corcoran council approves Peachtree resolutions  The Corcoran Police Department has a new police chief and public safety director — Matt Gottschalk, who took his oath of office at the Dec. 11, Corcoran City Council meeting. Gottschalk served on the Staples Police Department before arriving in Cor...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Greenfield has decided to invest $6,043 in upgrading its snow plow and approximately $2,200 in repairs to its overhead crane. Both investments, approved at the Dec. 16 city council meeting, will make it easier for public works crews and Greenfield citizens to get through the winter. Public Works Sup...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow