Government

The Osseo Fire Department, in partnership with the Osseo Lions, collected money for the Fill the Boot campaign during this year’s Osseo Lions Roar festivities. Fill the Boot is a campaign that helps support area individuals fighting a neuromuscular disease as well as the ongoing mission of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year $1,269 was [...]

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The Osseo City Council approved its proposed 2015 budget and property tax levy during its Monday, Sept. 22 meeting. The approved preliminary 2015 budget is $2,329,817, up from the 2014 final adopted budget of $2,060,382. City Planner Riley Grams said after the meeting, that homeowners will still have the services they have come to expect [...]

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Champlin Ward 2 candidate Dave Miles announced Saturday that he is withdrawing from actively campaigning in the 2014 election. In a statement issued by Miles he said, “After much consideration regarding recent accruing personal and professional demands, I am resigned to drop out of our campaign. I wish the best of luck to the remaining [...]

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Decreases debt service, increases city services By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The City of Dayton discussed the 2015 preliminary general fund operating budget and tax levy at the Wednesday, Sept. 24 meeting. The total proposed general property tax levy is expected to increase by .46 percent and the tax capacity rate is expected to [...]

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Developer asks for discretionary review Peachtree Partners has asked the city of Corcoran for a discretionary Environmental Assessment Worksheet for its proposed 249 unit housing development that would sit on the Schendel property at 20400 County Road 10. The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Sept. 11, approved the request and also took up other business, including [...]

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BY ALYSSA KREKELBERG SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The Greenfield City Council discussed the possibility of making an amendment to the city ordinance to allow for residents to run retail operations from their home and discussed an amendment to the city ordinance concerning the General Business District. Retail operation The council continued its discussion from a previous [...]

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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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