Royalton City Council
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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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Representatives from Royalton’s new audit firm, CliftonLarsonAllen in Waite Park, presented the annual audit report to the City Council, Tuesday. A clean opinion was issued on regulatory financial statements. “There were some internal control findings, material we...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Wind energy generation is one step closer to being a reality for Royalton. The city began investigating wind energy in earnest in 2012 when Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke began meeting with SheerWind executives about a possible system in Royalton. The ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer An updated pay scale was approved by the Royalton City Council, Dec. 3. The new guidelines will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. “This new pay scale was used in putting the budget together,” said Mayor Andrea Lauer. “It extends the step plan from six steps to 10. St...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Royalton City Council adopted revisions to the current pay scale and six-step plan to include four additional steps, Monday. The only dissenting vote came from Council Member Ron Verley. Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke studied the current pla...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   After the overabundant June rains, pressure from groundwater had built up to such an extent that a 10-inch plug for future service was pushed right into Royalton’s lift station #5 early June 25. “Ground water flowed into the lift station along with gravel, ...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Royalton City Council approved Mayor Andrea Lauer’s request to complete a grant application for submission to the Bush Foundation, Tuesday. The grant is the Bush Prize for Community Innovation, awarded to honor and support innovative organizations with a ...Read More
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