Rich Glennie

04/15/2015 - 8:54am
The silence has been deafening. There has been little said by the general public about the May 12 Glencoe-Silver Lake school bond referendum, which is less than a month away. Few people have attended the informational meetings, few people have toured the school facilities to see the space problems first hand, and few people are even talking about it. I always took that as a bad omen. Others...
02/11/2015 - 9:51am
The Glencoe Fire Department is having a difficult time filling its 40-person roster and is looking for new volunteers to bring it back up to strength. But that could be difficult, the City Council’s personnel and legislative committee heard Feb. 4. City Administrator Mark Larson said the department currently has 34 members, but is funded...
02/04/2015 - 9:55am
After more than three years of planning and designing, the second of a three-phased comprehensive street improvement plan received approval from the Glencoe City Council Monday night on a 4-1 vote. Council Member Allen Robeck voted no. The reconstruction project involves a 30-block area round Lincoln Park and could begin in late April or early...
02/04/2015 - 9:49am
The Glencoe City Council overrode a suggestion from Mayor Randy Wilson and the chamber’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) and approved up to $37,000 for the demolition of the Denny’s Barber Shop building on Greeley Avenue. The decision came after the city received cost estimates for the work. The demolition costs came in at...
02/04/2015 - 9:47am
With five of the 10 members of the Glencoe Charter Commission up for appointment, Glencoe City Council on Monday night opened up a 30-day period seeking candidates for the five two-year positions. Currently holding the two-year positions are Charles Lemke, Duane Klaustermeier, Brian Schlagel, Peter Arnold (who resigned after moving from town),...
01/28/2015 - 12:27pm
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...
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