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Medina residents have been expressing to City Hall their concerns about proposed upgrades to the Hollydale power transmission line by Xcel Energy and Great River Energy. Would the upgraded line come close to their homes, affect their health and require removal of trees? Could the power companies choose a route away from their homes? Could […]

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Medina residents have complained to City Hall about lack of access to high speed internet and broadband, and the Medina City Council is putting its foot down with what is at present the city’s principal source of this technology — the Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission (LMCC). The core of the problem is the fact that […]

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The city of Medina has been working on details of the purchase of the Clam Corporation building at 600 Clydesdale Trail for almost a year, and the latest detail — setting of the closing date — almost makes the purchase official. The Medina City Council Tuesday, Oct. 16, approved an amendment to the purchase agreement […]

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Medina’s financial advisor, Shelly Eldridge, of Ehler’s and Associates, said she felt like doing a little dance Tuesday, Oct. 2, as she waited to report to the Medina City Council on results of the city’s bond sales. When she came before the council, she gave the reason for her excitement. The low bid for Medina’s […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Sept. 18, got its first look at proposed changes to city ordinances regulating wind turbines, and liked what it saw — up to a point. After a lengthy discussion, the council asked Medina Planner Dusty Finke to come back with language that would allow some property owners in rural residential […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Sept. 4, decided that it made financial sense to relocate both the police and public works department simultaneously to the newly purchased Clam Corps Building at 600 Clydesdale Trail. Financial Adviser Shelly Eldridge, of Ehlers and Associates, presented several scenarios that helped the City Council reach a decision. The question […]

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The Medina City Council Tuesday, Sept. 4, approved a preliminary property tax levy for 2013 of $3,284,592 — up by 11.9 percent from the actual levy of $2,935,703 in 2012. The money would go towards the city’s general fund budget and debt service costs for public improvements. The City Council also dealt with many other […]

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