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Rich Glennie

07/20/2018 - 10:53am
On a scale of 1 to 10, the arrogance recently shown Glencoe City Council members by three representatives of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) may have broken the scale. The three MPCA “gentlemen” were called into a City Council workshop session to help quash a mini-rebellion of council members who had the audacity to question the city’s planned $20 million to $23 million wastewater...
07/20/2018 - 10:46am
For the second meeting in a row, Glencoe City Council tabled any action on demolishing the former General Store building, 1128 Hennepin Avenue, because of the complications with the property. The old store is in close proximity to Kevin Post’s building to the north and the Home Solutions building to the south. City Attorney Mark Ostlund...
07/20/2018 - 10:43am
Glencoe City Council authorized drafting a development agreement with McLeod Cooperative Power Association to sell land in the east industrial park in order for the co-operative to build a new corporate campus east of Midwest Porcine. “This would be a nice addition to our industrial park,” said Councilmember Allen Robeck at Monday night’s City...
07/20/2018 - 10:38am
After last week’s workshop session concerning the city’s proposed $23 million wastewater treatment plant expansion and renovations, John Rodeberg, city engineering consultant from Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), presented a memo addressing concerns raised by City Council members. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Rodeberg elaborated on the...
07/20/2018 - 10:36am
On a 4-0 vote, Monday night, Glencoe City Council authorized plans and specifications to extend 14th Street east of Grand Meadows. The street extension, which includes storm sewer, curb and gutter and bituminous surface, is part of the planned Panther Heights apartment project expected to get underway later this year. Council asked that the bids...
07/03/2018 - 11:07am
I was sitting alone in my lawn chair on my tree stump as the Glencoe Days parade passed a half a block away. It was my silent protest of the city’s latest efforts to beautify my area by sending in a bunch of lumberjacks to “clear cut” the nearby neighborhood trees. To those who have never heard of clear cutting, just head to northern Minnesota’s...
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