Randall City Council

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Randall received its 2013 year-end audit from John Archer of Schlenner Wenner & Co. of Little Falls and the report pleased the Council. While revenues decreased by 15 percent from $303,333 in 2012 to $258,098 in 2013 and disbursements increased from $293,818 in 2012 to $326,334 in 2013 (11 percent), the [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted unanimously to hire Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management Inc. to spray the city during the upcoming summer months. Residents of Randall will see a $1.50 per month increase on their utility bills. The city will try this out for one year and make a decision to continue [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted Wednesday to raise its levy by $5,400 to $140,400. That is a 4 percent increase from 2013’s levy. The city transferred $50,000 into the general fund to offset the 2014 road project on Superior Avenue. That, and about $30,000 in added local government aid, increased the [...]

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