Dayton City Council

The Dayton City council met on Tuesday, Aug. 13 to discuss city projects and plans. Before the agenda topics were discussed, Dayton Police Chief Rick Pietrzak said that he is looking for one part time officer, but requested that the city look into hiring two, should the budget allow.   Open Forum   During open [...]

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With former City Administrator Samantha Orduno’s exit at the end of May, Dayton City Council immediately began the search for an interim city administrator. After reviewing candidate selections provided by the League of Minnesota Cities, the council interviewed and agreed to hire Bob Derus to fill the role. They conducted the interview June 5 and [...]

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Territorial Road/Rush Creek Road utility improvement public hearing set for June 11   Dayton City Council continues to consider various funding options for the utility improvement project on Territorial Road/Rush Creek Road. The project is associated with the proposed Sundance Woods development. Bruce Kimmel, from Ehlers and Associates, who serves as the city’s bonding consultant, [...]

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The Dayton City Council unanimously voted to discharge City Administrator Samantha Orduno during a special meeting called Friday, May 31. Her employment termination was effective immediately. She will be paid termination benefits as outlined in her employment agreement. The announcement came after the council closed the special meeting pursuant to MN Statute 13D.05, subdivision 3(b). [...]

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City Council terminates city administrator’s contract effective immediately The Dayton City Council unanimously voted to discharge City Administrator Samantha Orduno during a special meeting called Friday, May 31. Her employment termination was effective immediately. She will be paid termination benefits as outlined in her employment agreement. Another special meeting has been called for Wednesday, June [...]

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The Dayton City Council is planning to retain an outside attorney to represent them in responding to communications from City Administrator Samantha Orduno’s attorney. This decision came as a recommendation from the City Attorney George Hoff who made three suggestions to the council while still offering to be available if they wanted him to represent [...]

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Based on financial constraints, Dayton City Council is expected to part ways with city administrator Samantha Orduno. Mayor Tim McNeil announced at the April 23 council meeting, according to the council’s discussions at an April 6 goal setting work session, the council will be reassessing city staffing levels.  “I suspect the 2014 budget will reflect [...]

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