Randall City Council

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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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Several requests to rezone parcels within the city limits of Randall were discussed Wednesday. The first concerned the now-vacant hardware store on the south end of town. The unnamed potential purchaser of the property said he planned to remodel the building, creating apartments. To do that, he requested to have the [...]

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At the June 20 Randall City Council meeting, council members signed a proclamation stating Randall would be, from this point on, known as “City of Veterans Memorials.” Randall, population 650, has four veterans memorials. The newest was erected this summer and is on the south end of Pacific Avenue. The other three are located under [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council voted to accept all revisions made to its police department policies after an audit by the The Minnesota Police Officers Standard and Training (POST) Board. After last week’s audit, Police Chief Chuck Strack made the required changes to the policies, presenting them to the Council at [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council members voted Wednesday night to sign the five-year plan with Morrison County’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance Program. By committing to participating in the hazard mitigation planning process, Randall may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant if needed. A requirement would be to commit matching funds [...]

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