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Sale to save taxpayers estimated $168,742 in interest The Medina City Council Tuesday, March 5, authorized its financial advisors to solicit bids for the sale of $2,785,000 in General Obligation Refunding bonds — a sale that would save the city an estimated $168,742.04 in interest. At the meeting, the City Council also took up other […]

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The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Feb. 19 approved a proposed application for a Hennepin County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that eventually could provide funding for acquisition of land for affordable rental town homes in Medina. Plymouth-based Dominion, an apartment management company, is proposing to build 30 to 45 town home units with attached garages […]

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The city of Medina is asking neighboring cities and government jurisdictions to comment on its wellhead protection plan — a document required by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Medina residents and businesses also are being asked for comments. Medina Public Works Director Steve Scherer presented the wellhead protection plan to the Medina City Council […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Jan. 15, looked at a site plan submitted by an unusual applicant — the city of Medina itself. Just like businesses and residents in the private sector, the city is subject to its own zoning regulations. Medina must comply with them before the city can renovate the newly purchased Clams […]

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The Medina City Council Thursday, Jan. 3, decided to continue with Randy’s Environmental Services of Delano as the city licensed contractor for residential solid waste, recycling and organics collections — this time with Randy’s new blue bag organics program. At the meeting, the City Council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights. […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Dec. 18, directed city staff to hire an attorney to assist the city with expediting extension of broadband service to residents and businesses in underserved parts of Medina. At the meeting, the City Council also took up other business. Here are some meeting highlights.   BROADBAND SERVICE Medina is one […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Dec. 4, set the city’s final 2013 General Fund Budget at  $3,776,425, down by exactly $10,000 from the 2012 budget. To help pay for the General Fund Budget, the council approved a property tax levy of $2,726,118. The city’s total property tax levy of $3,248,806 will include money for debt […]

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“Getting Internet is one of the biggest issues in our city.” Medina Mayor Tom Crosby said this at the Tuesday, Nov. 20, Medina City Council meeting after presentations from Mediacom and the Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC). “I agree,” said Doug Franchot, LMCC chair. Both Franchot and Bill Jensen, vice-president of Mediacom, came to the […]

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