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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 Margaret Chiglo and seconded by Everett Johnson to accept the agenda with no changes. Motion carried. Margaret Chiglo also made a motion to accept the minutes from the October meeting as read by Lolly Melander; Everett Johnson seconded the motion and it was carried. The treasurer's report and bills due were presented to the council by Lolly Melander. David Rahn made a motion to accept the report; motion was seconded by Johnny Halverson and it was carried.

Old Business

Alley Culbertson and the junk yard issue was discussed. Lolly talked with Terry Chiglo regarding this problem, and council was informed that criminal charges have been filed. Also in old business, Larry gave a brief update regarding a grant for the Town Hall building. More details will follow at a later date.

New Business:

A. Siren Grant - Whalan has been approved for a new emergency siren. This will be installed in the spring of 2010. The grant was approved through the Fillmore County Emergency Management program.

B. Housing Grant - council was informed that Whalan has made it through the second phase. The next council meeting will be open to the public with more details to be given at that time.

With no other business on the agenda, Everett Johnson made a motion to adjourn the November meeting; motion was seconded by David Rahn. Motion carried.

Minutes from this meeting to be approved at the December meeting.

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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Lanesboro Community Center Building repairs

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government

Shayn Jensson and Ben Wolf from Yaggy Colby Associates came to the Lanesboro City Council meeting on November 2 to discuss their recent report on repairs needed to the Community Center Building.

Wolf explained what they found when looking ov ..... 
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Rushford responds strongly in election

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government



In a highly debated election that included intense media attention and a first ever public candidate forum, the citizens of Rushford have spoken. With the mayoral position, as well as two four-year council terms and one two-year council term ..... 
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Board discusses redesign plan progress

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government

An effort to partner with other counties in the Southeast Region of the state to more efficiently deliver social services is still a work in progress. Social Service Director Thomas Boyd asked the commissioners the direction they want to take to bui ..... 
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Preston seeks highway 52 speed adjustment

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government

Michael Schweyen, district traffic engineer for MnDot, explained their process for determining appropriate speeds at the November 2nd Preston City Council meeting. One of Schweyen's responsibilities is to recommend speed limits in the eleven county ..... 
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Fountain's plant to be operable by mid December

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government



Dave Morrill of McGhie and Betts, Inc. dominated the November 5 Fountain City Council meeting with updates, change orders, and discussion of employee time necessary for the wastewater treatment plant operation. He acknowledged the wet Octobe ..... 
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Rushford responds strongly in election

Fri, Nov 6th, 2009
Posted in Government

In a highly debated election that included intense media attention and a first ever public candidate forum, the citizens of Rushford have spoken. With the mayoral position, as well as two four-year council terms and one two-year council term up for ..... 
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