Royalton City Council
By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has notified the city of Royalton that the city’s aerated ponds will need to be put into use by March 2015, due to a sooner-than-anticipated increase in the city’s sewer flow volume. Mayor Andrea Lauer, Council Membe...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Possible changes to the hours the Royalton city office is open will be considered at the December City Council meeting. Councilman Ron Verley requested that the topic be placed on the agenda. Currently, the city office is closed Fridays. “Back maybe four years ago...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent The city of Royalton has accepted an invitation to join an energy challenge pilot project, at no cost. “Minnesota Power is offering two pilot community energy challenges (CEC) to customers and the city was asked to participate,” said Mayor Andrea Lauer. “The C...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent In order to proceed with the digging of new well number four, the city of Royalton is required by the Department of Natural Resources to complete a water conservation plan. The City Council received more details regarding that plan at Tuesday’s meeting. A signific...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent In preparing to dig Royalton’s new well number four, City Engineer Les Mateffy discovered that the city must complete a Water Conservation Plan. “The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said they sent a letter in 2007,” Mateffy told the City Council, Aug. 5....Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent After approving a conditional use permit for a proposed building by Royalton resident Gary Borash in June, the same issue came before the Royalton City Council as a request for a variance, Tuesday. “The building inspector wouldn’t sign off on the conditional use...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent Due to the large amount of rain received in recent weeks, lift stations in the city of Royalton have been overtaxed and the city’s water treatment ponds are near capacity. “We’re getting some sewer infiltration,” Mayor Andrea Lauer told council members at Tu...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Correspondent After a number of errors were made in reporting tax increment financing (TIF) district information to the state of Minnesota in 2013, business, financial and technological advisory firm Kern DeWenter Viere (KDV) reached a settlement agreement with the city of Royalt...Read More
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