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The Osseo City Council heard about a sixth option for a possible new location for the police department at its Monday, Jan. 13, meeting. So far, the council has considered five different options for housing the police department. The first would be to purchase the engineering building at 25 Fourth Street N.W. adjacent to the [...]

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The Osseo City Council honored several first responders during its meeting Monday, Jan. 13. These first responders helped save a resident’s life. Chief Tom Hartkopf told the council that on Nov. 28, Osseo Police and Fire personnel responded to a medical call of a person unconscious and not breathing. Police Office Todd Kintzi and Fire [...]

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At its Monday, Dec. 9 meeting, the Osseo City Council discussed several items relating to the current phase and future phase of the Five Central project. The project consists of a three-story apartment building with 71 units and underground parking for phase one. The project will be located on the Block 6 redevelopment site (block [...]

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The Osseo City Council approved the 2014 budget and property tax levy during its Monday, Dec. 9, meeting. A separate story on other council items will appear in next week’s paper. City Administrator Doug Reeder presented the council with the 2014 budget and property tax levy. The general fund levy will be $1,045,047 in 2014. [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Becca Johnson, preservation specialist at the Minnesota Historical Society, updated the Osseo City Council Nov. 25 on the process involved in getting the city’s North Water Tower on the National Register of Historic Places. Several million dollars is available to cities each year from funds the State Historical Society [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   It appears that two options now are being pursued for a new home for the Osseo Police Department. City Administrator Douglas Reeder told the Osseo City Council Nov. 12 that it now appears possible for the Police Department office  to explore relocating to a 6,300-square-foot space on the first [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   The fate of Osseo’s North Water Tower remained undecided after the Oct. 28 City Council meeting. After a public hearing Oct. 14 to gain citizen input on the North Water Tower, the Council directed staff to get bids to remove the tower, but also to determine the availability of [...]

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BY SUE WEBBER CONTRIBUTING WRITER   A sentimental landmark in Osseo isn’t on the chopping block – yet. After a public hearing Oct. 14 to gain citizen input on the North Water Tower, the Osseo City Council voted to ask the staff to research money available to preserve the tower as a historical site and [...]

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