Brownton/Stewart

11/12/2014 - 8:42am
The Brownton City Council agreed to spend up to $48,000 with Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) Inc., its engineering firm, to develop a preliminary engineering report on proposed infrastructure improvements. Dan Ehrke of SEH told the City Council at its Nov. 5 meeting that the preliminary engineering report is needed as the city begins applications for funding from the United States Department of...
11/12/2014 - 8:41am
The Brownton City Council voted to change its snowbird ordinance at its Wednesday, Nov. 5, meeting. The changes to the ordinance will create a no-parking period on city streets from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. between Nov. 1 and April 1. The current ordinance prohibits parking on city streets during snow removal events, with a plowable snowfall defined...
10/29/2014 - 7:50am
The city of Brownton is searching for a new public works employee after accepting the resignation of 17-year employee Mark Streich. Streich has accepted a job in the private sector and his resignation is effective Nov. 12. The Brownton City Council met in special session Thursday night to start the advertising process for finding a replacement...
10/29/2014 - 7:48am
The Brownton Lions Club will host its annual youth Halloween party Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Brownton Community Center. The event is open to children in sixth grade and under. There is an entrance fee of $3 per child, and a maximum fee of $10 per family. All proceeds are donated to the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf. The...
10/15/2014 - 8:32am
Although the city of Brownton is not considering any major infrastructure improvements until 2016 — after paying off one of its bonds — it needs to get them “on the shelf so they’ll be ready for funding,” the City Council heard at its Oct. 7 meeting. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’...
10/01/2014 - 7:53am
The Brownton City Council will not raise its property tax levy in 2015. The City Council met in special session Sept. 23 to consider its preliminary 2015 budget and levy, and felt it had enough on hand to cover a double-digit health insurance premium increase, an additional amount for storm sewer work, and adding to the fire department’s...
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