Government
The New Year will bring a fresh face and a new voice to the North Metro Mayors Association. On Jan. 1, NMMA will welcome Jill Brown as the association’s new executive director. A highly experienced professional, Brown joins the association with an extensive background in strategic communications. ...Read More
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Speaker Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) and Majority Leader Joyce Peppin (R-Rogers) announced House Republicans’ first five House Files. These initial pieces of legislation will serve as framework for a statewide discussion. “We believe strongly that citizens should define the scope of our work here in the...Read More
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The Independence City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 13, voted to split with the city of Maple Plain the $13,750 cost of hiring a consultant to explore ways for the two cities to share services. Independence City Councilor Norm Wenck noted that the Maple Plain City Council had approved the same measure at i...Read More
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The city of Osseo has been looking at creating a new logo. Recently, the City Council decided to hire Heriot Creative Studio to come up with some concept sketches of potential new logos. Last summer, the council began a search for a company to help create a new logo. Heriot Creative Studio was chose...Read More
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Donations, agreements were also approved The Osseo City Council hosted a public hearing regarding a proposed Five-Year Street Reconstruction Plan during its recent meeting. The hearing will be continued to the Jan. 26 meeting. The council also accepted donations related to city matters. Agreement co...Read More
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The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Jan. 8, invented a new type of city celebration — ‘sanitary sewer and water night.’ This year Corcoran will have users of municipal sanitary sewer and water for the first time. U.S. Homes (doing business as Lennar) will have a model home and some ne...Read More
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The city of Medina soon will submit a request to the Metropolitan Council for a comprehensive plan amendment that is intended to slow down the pace of the city’s development — especially in the northeast part of the city. The Medina City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 6, directed city staff to draft a...Read More
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The Greenfield City Council devoted most of its first meeting of the year to discussions about how to minimize snowplow damage to mailboxes and other property and what to do if it happens. City Councilors also expressed concern about the dwindling number of volunteers for Greenfield’s Planning and...Read More
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