Rich Glennie

01/28/2015 - 11:27am
It came as no surprise Tuesday, Jan. 20, that the Glencoe City Council is still focused on water issues as Gary Schreifels, public works director for water and wastewater, reported on a sewer-cleaning project and the city’s annual report to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) about the Glencoe’s inflow and infiltration (I&I) efforts. Schreifels said the city plans to...
01/28/2015 - 11:24am
It took the second meeting of January, but the full Glencoe City Council was officially sworn into office Jan. 20 when Gary Ziemer and John Schrupp were given the oath of office for another term. Both were absent from the Jan. 6 reorganization meeting when newly elected Allen Robeck was sworn in early in order to have a quorum to complete the...
01/28/2015 - 11:23am
The Glencoe City Council, at its Tuesday, Jan. 20, meeting, approved a resolution of support for a plan to form a partnership among the various historical groups in the county. (The Council met on a Tuesday because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 19.) The partnership will seek a state heritage partnership grant to hire a...
01/07/2015 - 9:45am
The Glencoe City Council gave its approval Monday night to the vacation of one block of Ives Avenue to make way for the future expansion of the courthouse and county jail. The block lies between 10th Street and 11th Street. John McNamara of Wold Architects, the county project architect, said the proposed expansion of the courthouse and jail...
01/07/2015 - 9:41am
There is a new, but familiar, face on the Glencoe City Council after Allen Robeck was sworn into office Monday prior the annual organization meeting of the council. But it took a break from tradition to do it after three council members were absent, and the Council did not have a quorum to complete its 2014 business. So Robeck, a longtime city...
01/07/2015 - 9:40am
The Glencoe City Council ran into a dilemma Monday night over a grant request to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) concerning the Armstrong Avenue reconstruction work scheduled for 2016. The dilemma occurred because newly seated Council Member Allen Robeck, who owns property along Armstrong Avenue, said he would abstain from...
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