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Peterson sewer project update


Fri, Nov 20th, 2009
Posted in Government

The regular meeting of the Peterson City Council was called to order by Mayor Chuck Eidenschink on November 11, 2009. Council members present were: Randy Benson, Tim Hallum, Bill Grindland. Also present was Lolly Melander. Jan Smaby was absent. Guests present were Kevin Graves and two students.

Kevin Graves (WHKS) was first on the agenda and gave an update on the sewer project and timelines. At the meeting he told the council that they were now closer to having the operation permit from MPCA and the construction permit. He said WHKS is working with John C. and is responding to them and Ashbrook for the design of the plant. The project timeline is scheduled for December 9, while waiting for the two permits to be approved, and then WHKS will open a bidding date for January 5, 2010. Ashbrook has approved proposal price for the project until January 31, 2010.

Following the update from Graves, the minutes of the last council meeting were submitted with no changes. Motion was made by Randy Benson and seconded by Bill Grindland to approve the minutes as they stand. Motion carried.

Lolly Melander submitted the treasurer's report and the bills due in November to the council. Tim Hallum made a motion to approve the treasurer's report and it was seconded by Randy Benson. Motion carried.

In Old Business:

A. The Mark Bearman property, which was tabled from last month's meeting, was brought up for discussion. Bearman is asking that his property be zoned from commercial status to residential status. A motion was made by Tim Hallum to deny Mr. Bearman's request. Motion was seconded by Randy Benson. Motion carried.

B. Chuck Eidenschink updated the council regarding the yellow curb issue on Mill Street in front of the post office. Per a meeting with Bill (William) Bliven, US Post Master for SE MN, Rochester campus, Bill approved the removal of the yellow marking on 10 feet on the front end and 15 feet on the back end of the post office on Mill Street. Motion was made by Tim Hallum and seconded by Bill Grindland to have Rick Lee remove the yellow curb paint as shown on a picture signed by Bill Bliven. Motion carried.

In New Business:

A. A discussion was held regarding an Appreciation Day in honor of Richard Lee and his 25 years of service. Randy updated the council with the idea of hosting a formal appreciation day for Dick and suggested the possibility of holding this on December 12 in conjunction with the Sant .....
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Sheriff continues discussion on narrowbanding

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

The Fillmore County Board's November 10 meeting was dominated by the ongoing debate on which alternative will best serve the county in order to be in compliance with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) mandate to be narrowbanded by January 1, ..... 
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Canton approves one liquor license, denies another

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

The regular meeting of the Canton City Council met Wednesday, November 4, 2009, with Mayor Donivee Johnson calling the meeting to order. Those present were: Carl Ernst, Hank Selden, Ross Duckett, Lolly Melander, and Jon Nordsving. Cindy Shanks was a ..... 
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Harmony City Council approves exception for new meat processing and packaging plant

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

Michael Aggen recently attended a Planning and Zoning meeting for the meat processing/packing plant he is planning on building in Harmony. The building is going up in the Industrial Park in the lot south of Torgerson's Auto. A special exception is n ..... 
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Rushford city council moves on

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

A packed room, with attendees searching for chairs a full 15 minutes past the start of the meeting, was the scene at the Monday, November 9, council meeting. Likely, there were some who expected intense drama at the meeting, which was the first foll ..... 
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Wykoff approves Fillmore County's authorization to sell old creamery

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

The Wykoff City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 12 , 2009, at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building with the following members present: Mike Holzer-Mayor, Jeremy Comstock, Tim Grabau, Michele Hitchcock, Cheryl Davis Clerk/Tre ..... 
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Whalan approved for Siren Grant from Fillmore County Emergency Management

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

Mayor Larry Johnson called to order the regular monthly meeting of the Whalan City Council for November. Those present were: Mayor Johnson, David Rahn, Everett Johnson, Margaret Chiglo, Johnny Halverson and Lolly Melander. Motion was made by Margare ..... 
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Chatfield hears MnDot access plan

Fri, Nov 13th, 2009
Posted in Government

Representatives of the Minnesota Department of Transportation, District 6, detailed the results of their two-year study and the resulting Chatfield area Access Management Safety Plan (AMSP) for US 52, MN 30 and MN 74/30 at the council's November 9 m ..... 
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Rushford village council meeting

Tue, Nov 10th, 2009
Posted in Government

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Gordon Johnson. Council members present: Dale Schwanke, Dennis Overland, Roger Ekern, and Elizabeth Atkinson. Also present: Zoning Administrator Howard Otis, Attorney Thomas Manion, and Clerk Joy ..... 
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