Rich Glennie

02/25/2015 - 11:52am
In an unusual action, it took the Glencoe City Council two attempts to pass a motion to complete the sale of a parcel of property — which was started in 1988 — to the Proehl family. At Monday’s meeting, the first motion to complete the sale of .384 acres of land near the Glencoe City Cemetery failed for lack of a second to the motion. The Leo Proehl family owns 1.134 acres of...
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...
12/24/2014 - 8:29am
I have a real strong urge to say “I told you so!” But I will refrain. However, after sitting in (as a private citizen) on the last Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board meeting and last week’s four-hour workshop session, I wondered why are we even going through this again? Why should we even have to run another building bond...
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