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Why are we getting sidewalks on our street when we’ve never had them before? Will reconstructing my street take care of the giant puddle that forms at the end of my driveway when it rains? Delano residents had many questions like these at the Tuesday, Jan. 15, public hearing on 2013 street improvements. The Delano […]

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Project is more than 6 years in the making Delano’s older industrial park south of Highway 12 is largely full, and businesses do not have opportunities to expand. For this reason the city of Delano, businesses, property owners, a developer and Wright County all have been plugging away at creating a solution — a new […]

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The Delano City Council Tuesday, Dec. 4, approved a final $2,649,780 property tax levy and a final General Fund budget of $3,016,046 — both for 2013. The City Council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights.   2013 BUDGET Cities must certify their final 2013 levy and General Fund budget to Wright […]

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The city of Delano has equipment for televising the interior of its sanitary sewer system, and the city of Watertown has equipment for vacuuming debris from sewer pipes. So why not share them? Officials from both cities got together and crafted an agreement that provides for sharing not only the equipment but also the employees […]

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Delano School District residents are discovering volunteers from the Vote Yes and Yes Committee knocking on their doors to provide information about the Nov. 6 operating levy referendum — something that did not happen prior to last year’s failed operating levy referendum. Jennifer Kazin, of Vote Yes and Yes, joined three other speakers at the […]

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The Delano City Council Wednesday, Sept. 5, approved a preliminary general fund budget for 2013 that reflects a future “pay as you go” fund for street repairs. Delano Finance Director Brian Bloch proposed a preliminary budget containing a pot of $160,000 earmarked for a street maintenance fund that city staff is planning to set up. […]

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