Brownton/Stewart

03/18/2015 - 10:28am
Addressing Brownton’s most critical infrastructure needs could take several years and cost up to $12.5 million, the Brownton City Council heard at a special meeting Tuesday, March 10. John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s engineering firm, presented the City Council with a preliminary engineering report. SEH is preparing the report so the city can qualify for...
03/11/2015 - 10:04am
City of Brownton residents will have a change in its waste collection service in May. At its Tuesday, March 3 meeting, the Brownton City Council accepted a proposal from West Central Sanitation for garbage collection, despite the fact that its quote was more than that of the current provider, Waste Management. For 32-gallon carts, Waste...
03/04/2015 - 8:47am
The Brownton City Council has set two public meetings regarding the proposed RS Fiber project, which is proposing to install fiber-optic phone, television and Internet service to homes and businesses in Renville and Sibley counties, as well as the cities of Brownton and Stewart in McLeod County. The meetings will be held Saturday, March 7, from...
02/11/2015 - 10:36am
The Brownton City Council took in comments from a resident regarding its snow removal ordinance at its Feb. 3 meeting, but indicated that it probably will not be making any more changes. In November, the City Council decided to adopt a snow removal policy similar to the city of Glencoe’s, establishing no parking on city streets between 2...
02/11/2015 - 10:34am
A motion to repeal the city of Stewart’s rental inspection ordinance failed on a 2-2 vote Monday night. New Council Member Curt Glaeser made the motion after the City Council had a lengthy discussion with resident Keith Fredrickson over the ordinance. Both Glaeser and Council Member Chuck Kruggel (who also took office in January) voted...
02/04/2015 - 10:11am
The city of Brownton is planning at least one public meeting to get input on whether it should continue its participation in the RS Fiber project. The project, which includes 10 communities in Sibley and Renville counties, has a goal of providing fiber optic to homes and businesses as an alternative to traditional copper cabling for phone,...
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