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The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Nov. 13, reviewed the environmental assessment worksheet for Sawgrass, a 249-unit residential development proposed by Peachtree Partners, and decided that there is no need for an environmental impact statement. The council also took up other business. Here are meeting highlights. SAWGRASS Corcoran Planning Consultant Kendra Lindahl explained that 250 housing […]

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New city councilor, police chief, closed session procedure October occurrences will bring immediate changes to Corcoran — a resigning council member, a prospective new public safety director and changes for going into closed executive session and requesting public data. City Administrator Brad Martens brought all these changes before the Corcoran City Council on Thursday, Oct. […]

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“This was a waste of time,” a Corcoran resident said after an Oct. 23 public hearing about whether or not to pave Treeline and Foxline drives, both of which are gravel roads classified as neighborhood streets. The resident was expressing frustration over the fact that some residents of the two streets have been advocating for […]

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Chief Gormley to retire Nov. 28 The city of Corcoran is searching for a new public safety director to succeed current Director Sean Gormley, who plans to retire on Nov. 28. The search committee has narrowed the list of candidates to two, neither of which are current members of the Corcoran Police Department. City Administrator […]

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The city of Corcoran is awaiting an advisory opinion from a state administrative body as to whether the city council violated the Minnesota Open Meeting law March 13 and June 12 and whether the city fully disclosed public information. At those two meetings the City Council went into closed executive sessions to discuss negotiations for […]

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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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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 Corcoran City Council, Thursday, Aug. 29, approved an application for a home occupation license that has had neighbors at odds with neighbors. One family threatened to sue the city if the license was approved. At the meeting the council also took up other business, including approval of the assessment roll for this year’s dust […]

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