Randall City Council

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The members of the Randall City Council passed two resolutions which will refinance several bonds, thus saving the city $56,240 over approximately 10 years. Resolution 2012-5 concerns the Revenue Crossover Refunding bonds of 1998. Bonds were originally purchased to install the city’s gas lines and electrical system in 1995. They were [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer A very preliminary budget was viewed and briefly discussed at Wednesday’s City Council meeting in Randall. More discussion will take place at a special meeting Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Randall Fire Hall. No vote has been scheduled. In 2012, the entire budgeted receipts are expected to reach [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In a 3-2 vote, the Randall City Council voted not to give a commercial piece of property on Pacific Avenue a conditional-use permit to become zoned residential. The consensus was that taking another commercial building off the market would not be good for the city. A proposal from the Randall Planning [...]

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