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The Independence City Council, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, directed city staff to get information about potential repairs to Nelson Road, a city street that has both gravel and paved surfaces. City councilors were responding to a petition from 40 residents living between the 2200 and 3100 blocks of Nelson Road. The petition says: “The paved [...]

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Darrin Rosha, of Independence, is in the process of taking over ownership of approximately a quarter acre of tax forfeit property located near Ingerson Road in Independence. The city of Independence is the current land owner. The Independence City Council approved an agreement with Rosha at its Tuesday, June 11 meeting. Under the agreement, Rosha [...]

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The Independence City Council Tuesday, May 14, puzzled over what to do when a resident asks for approval of improvements to his property after they already are completed. And City Councilors also noticed that the improvements did not meet all of the requirements in related city ordinances. At the meeting, the City Council also took [...]

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The Independence City Council, Tuesday, May 14, heard a long discussion about the proposal to unclog the outlet from Lake Independence and then decided to table a request for city of Independence participation in cost sharing for the effort.  The Lake Independence discussion began when Craig Olson, who lives on South Lakeshore Drive, raised questions [...]

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WHPS officer retires after 28 years The Independence City Council Tuesday, April 23, proclaimed April 30 as a special day for Sgt. Todd Boelter, of West Hennepin Public Safety (WHPS). On that day he ended a 28-year career in law enforcement. Boelter served with the Winsted and Minnetrista Police Departments and then went on to [...]

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The Independence City Council approved an application Tuesday, April 9, for a $50,000 grant that would help pay for clearing blockages in the outlet from Lake Independence — if Hennepin County decides to award the funds. Five entities are applying for the grant together: the cities of Independence and Medina, Three Rivers Park District, Pioneer [...]

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Area to get early weather warnings Ray McCoy, director of West Hennepin Public Safety, is looking forward to installation of a weather station atop the WHPS garage, located near Independence City Hall, some time in April. The arrival of a weather station is “long overdue,” McCoy said at the Independence City Council meeting, Tuesday, March [...]

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The Independence City Council Tuesday, Feb. 12, passed a resolution supporting the Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC) in cable television franchise negotiations with Mediacom — a decision that, for some cities, might not be automatic. At the meeting, the City Council also took up other business. Here some meeting highlights.   MEDIACOM TALKS The LMCC [...]

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