Eagle Brook Church has attempted since April to find a home in Corcoran for its west metro campus. Corcoran City Council actions on Sept. 24 left EBC leadership in a state of uncertainty.
Citing concerns about uncertain economic times, the Rockford City Council has set the city’s 2021 preliminary property tax levy at $1,736,208, an increase of $34,308 (1.98%) over the final property tax levy for 2020.
The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 15, approved a request from the Long Lake Fire Department to replace its 17-year-old extrication tool with a tool employing modern technology.
The St. Michael City Council made decisions related to pandemic-incurred expenses at its Sept. 22 meeting. The council approved awards for its CARES Small Business Grant Program, along with reimbursement for city expenses related to COVID-19.
At its Monday, Sept. 21, meeting, the Maple Grove City Council proclaimed Sept. 28 to Oct. 4 as Light the Night for fallen Maple Grove Firefighter Michael Paidar. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation annual memorial takes place the first week in October every year, which honors the se…
The Rockford City Council, Tuesday, Sept. 8, decided not to hold a special election to fill the council seat recently occupied by Ted Hill. Instead, the city will request citizens to express interest in the job and then go through an interview process.
Medina Finance Director Erin Barnhart is not expecting any overall shortfall in the city’s 2021 General Fund budget – despite curve balls the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown at the local economy.
At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Maple Grove City Council adopted the 2021 proposed General Fund Budget, the proposed Road Reconstruction Fund Budget, the proposed General Obligation Capital Improvement Plan Budget, set a proposed tax levy for 2021 and set a budget hearing for Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m.
At its Monday, Sept. 8, meeting, the Maple Grove City Council recognized long-time head of the Maple Grove Community Organization. Deb Syhre has been the organization’s president for the last 18 years, which includes running Maple Grove Days.
The Rogers City Council on Aug. 25 discussed, but took no action on a concept plan from Rachel Development for a mixed residential complex on a 14.78-acre vacant parcel on 137th Avenue, behind Culver’s and other businesses that front Northdale Boulevard
At its Aug. 24 meeting, the Osseo City Council approved ratifying the Osseo Fire Department Relief Association bylaws.
“It hurts,” said Rockford City Councilor Rick Martinson, as he moved that the City Council cancel Rocktoberfest, the annual fall music festival that usually hosts free concerts from four popular bands.
The Corcoran Police Department, Thursday, Aug. 13, got the go ahead from the Corcoran City Council to purchase body worn cameras for its officers and cameras for its squad cars – a $109,260 project.
The Medina City Council, Tuesday, Aug. 18, granted preliminary approvals for the 125-unit Meadow View Townhomes, proposed for a site north of Highway 55, south of Meander Road and west of County Road 116.
Rogers needs a new fire truck, according to Fire Chief Brad Feist. But the $823,924 cost of a 2021 Pierce Top Mount Pumper proved to be a stumbling block Aug. 12 for all five members of the Rogers City Council.
A new senior housing development is another step closer in Maple Grove. At its Monday, Aug. 17, meeting, the Maple Grove City Council approved a development stage plan for the Village Arbor Lakes Senior Housing proposal.
The Rockford City Council, Tuesday, Aug. 12, learned that the long awaited installation of new playground equipment at Riverside Park is about to happen.