Brownton/Stewart

01/14/2015 - 9:14am
On a 3-1 vote Jan. 6, the Brownton City Council passed a resolution indicating that it will use its bonding authority to help secure a loan for the fledgling RS Fiber project. Shannon Sweeney of David Drown Associates, the financial advisor for both RS Fiber and the city of Brownton, said the proposal to bring fiber-optic service to homes in 10 communities and rural areas in Renville, Sibley...
01/14/2015 - 9:13am
The Brownton City Council appointed resident Tim Olson to the Council for a two-year term at its Jan. 6 meeting. The two-year term was created when then Council Member Norm Schwarze was elected mayor in the November 2014 election. Schwarze officially resigned his council position Tuesday when he was sworn in as mayor. In the public comment...
01/14/2015 - 9:11am
The Stewart City Council will meet in a special session or workshop to consider its pay equity schedule. The City Council discussed at its Monday meeting whether it should reclassify the position currently held by Matt Maiers, who is the city’s water and wastewater operator, as well as the maintenance supervisor. Mayor Jason Peirce said...
12/17/2014 - 8:46am
The Stewart City Council renewed its contract for building inspection services with MNSPECT of Waconia on a 3-2 vote at its Monday, Dec. 8, meeting. A first motion to renew a 3-year contract died for a lack of a second, and Council Member Jim Eitel advocated his earlier position to approve a one-year contract. “I’d like to pursue...
12/10/2014 - 8:57am
The Stewart City Council approved will raise its levy 3 percent in 2015, it decided at its Monday night meeting. The city had proposed a 5 percent increase when it adopted its preliminary budget in September. Mayor Jason Peirce said the levy increase will provide the city with another $11,270 in revenue. Council Member Kevin Klucas made the...
12/10/2014 - 8:56am
A tough year for farmers also was a tough year for the Brownton Co-op Ag Center, which had an operating loss of $48,428 for its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. Fortunately, patrons heard at the cooperative’s annual meeting Friday, other income and patronage received from investments boosted the bottom line to a positive $51,568....
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