Karin Ramige-Cornwell

09/17/2014 - 8:02am
There was a full house at the final assesment public hearing for the 2014 street improvement projects. The hearing took place during the Glencoe City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 15. Property owners who will be assessed were recently sent a letter informing them of the amount of the assessment. A final public hearing is required by law after the letter is sent to give those affected to...
09/17/2014 - 7:59am
A small agenda led to a lively Glencoe City Finance Committee on Thursday, Sept. 11. One item on the agenda was how the city should handle the claims of driveway damage on 17th Street following the large rain events in mid-June. At the Sept. 2 City Council meeting, Mayor Randy Wilson asked that the issue be taken to the finance committee for...
09/17/2014 - 7:58am
The Glencoe City Council approved the donation of a house in the Creekside subdivision near Miller Manufacturing to Habitat for Humanity. The city purchased the house earlier in the year for $182,500 as part of the development of the Creekside industrial park development. Habitat for Humanity plans on moving the house in spring 2015. Habitat...
09/10/2014 - 8:44am
The primary purpose of an open meeting — be it a city council, school board, or county board — is to conduct public business in an open setting. These government bodies are required by law to do so, and the public is welcome to observe the process. They are not, however, required to allow time for public comment. Many do reserve time...
09/10/2014 - 8:24am
Two big utility and street reconstruction projects, totalling nearly $11 million, are planned for 2015. The Glencoe City Council heard the feasibility reports on each of the projects at its Tuesday, Sept. 2, meeting. Justin Black of Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) presented the reports. Black again stated the need for the projects. The...
09/10/2014 - 8:20am
There are two certainties in Minnesota, road construction and bad weather. These two came together on 17th Street in Glencoe in June. On June 17, the north side of 17th Street was excavated up to the curb by GMH Construction of Chaska as part of the scheduled street improvement project. Later that day, Glencoe received a couple of inches of...
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