Dayton City Council

By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers The Dayton City Council and staff met to congratulate two newly appointed firefighters and to promote Paul Enga as Dayton’s new Police Chief. The council also discussed the possible extension of Jonquil Lane with residents during open forum and reviewed several other items involving fire truck bids, street maintenance, […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Dayton City Council and staff heard from the city’s financial advisor who gave a brief overview of the preliminary 2015 budget. This item will come before the council during a September meeting. The city also reviewed details of a change order for Wicht Industrial Park, accepted a donation […]

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Family-owned logistics company builds legacy   From a business based on a whim and the will of a former teamster trucker, King Solutions, based in Dayton, has earned its reputation as a national leader in meaningful supply chain solutions. This year marks the company’s 25 anniversary, and with it comes celebration, but also a reflection […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   On Aug. 11 the Dayton City Council approved the issuance of $9.6 million refunding bonds and pledged an additional $6.5 million in cash from prepaid special assessments to refund the 2006 and 2007 improvement bonds, and in the process saved $11.8 million. “This is very good news, because […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Dayton City Council voted 4-1 to restructure the Public Works Department and eliminate the superintendent position. The council also approved the purchase agreement for the new Public Works facility, and reviewed the concerns raised in open forum.   Public Works Restructure During the last 12 months, staff and […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Dayton City Council approved amendments to various city ordinances regarding the Mississippi River Corridor, natural screening, and tree preservation as it relates to new developments in Dayton. The council also approved the preliminary and final plat of French Lake Meadows and entered a joint powers agreement with […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   The Dayton City Council met Tuesday, Jan. 28 to review a proposal by Fire Chief Jason Michelson requesting a new fire vehicle. The council also reviewed changes in the preliminary plat and considered rezoning of the Rush Creek Landing Development. The meeting concluded with prepared reports from department […]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   The Dayton City Council met for the first time in the 2014 year to address the city’s contract with Stantec Engineering and make appointments to oversee actions of various city departments.   Engineering CONTRACT Councilors Scott Salonek and Rick Shermer pressed for further discussion regarding the language in […]

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