Randall City Council

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Cities all over the country are looking at both reducing expenditures while still giving residents quality services. Randall is no different. It has been giving rebates to its residents for several years when they switch to Energy Star appliances, thus reducing the amount of electricity the city has to buy. [...]

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Business conducted by the Randall City Council Wednesday night included: • Meeting the new owner of Long Prairie Sanitation, Terry Lanoue, who purchased the company from Lana and Lert Zander. The City Council voted to accept the contract with Lanoue with the stipulation that an addendum be added to the contract which states the city [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Randall City Council was presented with information on making improvements to Bingo Park. Donna Lundgren and Mike Drew, both residents of Randall and members of the Fourth of July Committee, along with Amber Aspengren from Landscape Structures, brought layout designs for installing playground equipment  which is approved by the Americans [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Mike Drew and Donna Lundgren from the Randall Fourth of July Committee updated the Randall City Council Wednesday night about its fundraising ideas. The committee told the Council it would be selling 2014 calendars for $20 each. Each person who purchases a calendar will have their name entered into 365 daily [...]

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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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