Randall City Council

Business conducted by the Randall City Council Wednesday night included: • Looking at possible mosquito control for 2014. Mayor Bob Riitters said he learned the cost for fogging the city would come to approximately $650 per application and could be done every two weeks. He told the Council that Royalton pays approximately $7,200 annually for [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to pay the Little Falls Police Department $1 for 9-year-old Ellie, a black lab K-9 drug dog. Ellie has been with Little Falls Police Officer and Randall’s Police Chief Chuck Strack for several years and Strack said she has several good years of work [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council voted to spend $695 on a Med Return Drug Collection Unit for City Hall. Police Chief Charlie Strack said this will allow residents to drop off old, expired and unwanted medications conveniently. “It will also reduce the number of break-ins we are seeing where the burglar is [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council learned the city’s Planning and Zoning Committee made recommendations concerning fencing on properties. It wanted assurance that there would be sufficient access into any property to read utility meters and for emergency personnel to enter if necessary. Randall Councilman Ricky Turner asked the city to look [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Randall’s 2012 audit was approved by the City Council Wednesday night. The numbers were presented by Mary Backlund from Schlenner Wenner and Company, certified public accountants with offices in Little Falls. The city’s Sewer and Water Fund showed an increase in sales from last year of 4.42 percent from $141,786 to [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Randall Police Chief and Little Falls Police Officer Charles Strack spoke to the Randall City Council Wednesday night. He asked the members to pass a resolution asking state officials to keep marijuana illegal in Minnesota. “I want to keep our community and the state marijuana-free,” said Strack. Why doesn’t Strack want [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Sue Roberts of Randall told the City Council the first leg of the Camp Ripley Veterans State Trail (CRVST) would likely be from the Soo Line Trail in Royalton northward to Little Falls It was decided during the CRVST meeting that the immediate plan would be to connect the Soo Line [...]

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Wages increase first time since 2011 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council adopted a revised salary/step program beginning Jan. 1, 2013, at its Wednesday meeting. The program has not had an update, nor had any raises been given since 2011. It will come into effect Jan. 1, 2013. Cost of living allowances [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer While the city of Randall voted to raise its preliminary 2013 levy by 5.8 percent to $140,400, the Council voted Wednesday to reduce the amount to the same level as 2012. The levy will remain at $135,000. The Council expects receipts to all its funds to increase by $71,198, or 3.8 [...]

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