Randall City Council

By Tina Snell Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com   The Randall City Council voted to change pickup days for trash and recyclables from Friday to Monday, at the request of Terry Lanoue, owner of Long Prairie Sanitation. This change in schedule will begin Monday, Dec. 15. Currently, residents in the city of Randall have their trash picked […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer   David Drown, Randall’s financial adviser, presented information to the Randall City Council Wednesday on refinancing the city’s outstanding debt obligations. It voted to combine the bonds at a lower interest rate, thus saving the city money. The 2007B bond funded utility improvements on County Road 104 and to date, has […]

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Business coming before the Randall City Council Wednesday night included: •Voting to accept Widseth Smith Nolting’s (WSN) proposals for professional services concerning the upcoming road work. For Superior Avenue, the charge came to $4,800 and another $1,000 for administrative costs. The city had previously paid $4,000 for the job which originally was scheduled to be […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council held a special meeting Wednesday to look over the 16 applications for the job of both the city and the liquor store manager. Those who applied included a former lawyer, a person with a master’s degree and another who was working on their doctor of philosophy […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted Wednesday to hold off repaving Superior Avenue until spring 2015. Dave Reese, representing Widseth Smith Nolting, said one bid came in for the project. The amount from Tri City Paving, Little Falls, was $56,755, about $10,000 higher than estimated. “Tonight, the Council can award or reject […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted Thursday to advertise for a full-time city manager to take the place of Jerry Peterschick, who is retiring. The position would remain status quo with one person managing both the city and the municipal liquor store and bar. The meeting began Wednesday morning to discuss whether […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Council Member Dan Noss told the Randall City Council Wednesday that he had heard many residents were unhappy there were no fireworks this year on July 3. “I blame both the City Council and the Fourth of July Committee,” he said. Noss said the Committee tried to move the fireworks from […]

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Business conducted by the Randall City Council Wednesday night included: •Setting Wednesday for the public hearing concerning the work to be done of Superior Avenue. A meeting with Widseth Smith Nolting will follow to finalize the assessment details; •Learning that even though the rain may be affecting the process, most residents are happy with the […]

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Due to severe weather Wednesday, the Randall City Council shortened its April meeting to accommodate essential business which included: •Hearing a report from Camp Ripley’s Communications Officer Scott Bjerke on the upcoming training schedule, prescribed burns, etc.; •Voting to honor the donation of $3,500 to the Fourth of July committee. At the March meeting, the […]

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