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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brian Guidan, the engineer with Bolton and Menk Inc. working with the city of Motley on the new water treatment plant, told the Council the contractor, DiMar Construction Inc., has made significant progress in completing the building. DiMar installed the precast concrete roof members, placed the concrete for all the interior […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council passed several resolutions Wednesday on various assessments to both residents and businesses in the city. Concerning the road and utility work on Eledredge Street West from Highway 10 to Third Avenue, the resolution named properties owned by the Ingebritsons, Bickfords, Eisels and St. John’s Lutheran Church. The […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer To maintain citywide uniformity, the city of Motley created a frozen water and sewer line policy. But after some discussion, it was tabled Tuesday night until city attorney Peter Vogel is able to review it. The purpose of the policy, as currently written, is to have in writing the city’s procedures in […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer After much discussion, the Motley City Council voted to install a docking station for a temporary generator, if needed, instead of spending a minimum of $35,000 to install a new one at the city’s new water treatment plant. Brian Guldan from Boldton & Menk Inc., the engineering company overseeing the construction […]

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Business brought before the Motley City Council Wednesday night included: •Voting to make the fourth payment of $280,358.61 to DiMar Construction for the city’s new water treatment plant; •Permitting Jace Carlson to install a deck; John Niemi, Gary Nieken, Nancy Lucas and Marti Vervalen to install new roofs; and the Free Methodist Church to install […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Motley’s Chief of Police Brian Madison told the City Council Wednesday that he had concerns with the lack of police coverage in the city. “I have scheduling issues since losing two part-time officers,” Madison said. One replacement has been hired, but that person has another full-time job and is not as […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Brian Guldan, representing Bolton & Menk Inc., the consulting engineers for the water treatment plant in Motley, told the City Council Tuesday night the construction of the city’s water treatment plant was right on schedule. “Since the last Council meeting, the contractor has completed the concrete work for the reclaim tank […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council voted to terminate its relationship with the law firm of  Gammello, Qualley, Pearson & Mallak of Little Falls and hire Peter Vogel as its city attorney. Motley’s clerk-treasurer, Terri Smith, told the City Council Tuesday that Gammello, Qualley, Pearson & Mallak had been non-responsive to her queries. […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Motley City Council approved changes to the dimensions of two additions that were originally brought to the Planning and Zoning Committee from Morey’s Seafood International LLC in March. In March, the Council approved a variance for the construction of two additions on the north side of Morey’s existing building toward […]

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