Medina City Council

Storm water ponds. Where are they? Medina city officials want to know because not all of them are easy to find and they eventually must be cleaned out. In Medina’s case, records of some storm water ponds are buried amongst mounds of data about locations of city infrastructure, such as water and sewer mains, road [...]

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Two questions will be on Feb. 25 ballot The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 21, learned about a side effect of the recent bumper crop of housing development approvals in Medina, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Corcoran — a Feb. 25 bond referendum for the Wayzata School District. Finance Director Jim Westrum, of Wayzata Public Schools, [...]

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The city of Medina is preparing to survey residents about interest in bus rapid transit service, BRT, from somewhere in the vicinity of Highway 55, perhaps the Medina Entertainment Center, to downtown Minneapolis. City Administrator Scott Johnson asked the City Council to comment on a draft survey at its Jan. 7 meeting. Then City Councilor [...]

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112 single-family homes, 56 apartment units proposed Developers are getting ready to grade, dig and build single-family homes, and perhaps apartments, in Medina in the area north of Highway 55. Evidence of an approaching active building season came before the Medina City Council, Tuesday, Jan. 7, when the council reviewed and took action on three [...]

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City to pay HFD $169,400 per year After lengthy negotiations, the Medina City Council and the Hamel Volunteer Fire Department have agreed upon a two-year contract under which the HFD will receive $169,400 in 2014 in operating costs and $60,000 for the department’s capital fund. The council looked at the contract in a study session [...]

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The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Dec. 3, approved a final general fund budget of $3,963,175 to pay for the city’s operating costs in 2014. This is an increase of $186,750 over the $3,776,425 general fund budget for 2013. The council also approved property tax levies to pay for a major portion of Medina’s 2014 general [...]

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For a short while, a small lot in the Independence Beach neighborhood of Medina was a problem for its owners, neighbors and the city of Medina. The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Dec. 2, learned that the problem is likely to go away soon. However, City Councilor Kathleen Martin cast a shadow of doubt over the [...]

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City recognizes Robert Johnstone for doing CPR  Medina Police Chief Ed Belland and the Medina City Council, Tuesday, Nov. 19, recognized Robert Johnstone “for his life-saving actions in going beyond what’s expected” in the aftermath of an April 23 truck accident. Belland described the heroic acts of Johnstone, who works for Rockler Corporation in Medina. [...]

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