Royalton City Council

by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer named a Tree City USA, for the 17th consecutive year. There are more than 3,400 Tree City USA communities across the United States, sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. The city also received the Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and a higher level of tree care. Tree Board members Paul [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     Royalton City Council approved the hiring of Water Conservation Services Inc. of Lino Lakes to complete a water system survey of Royalton water lines. City water usage records indicate that as many as 7 million gallons of water were unaccounted for in 2012. Thirty-four point eight million gallons [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Royalton’s City Council authorized the increase of some of the fees charged for garbage and recycling services, and water and sewer service in the city, effective Jan. 9. The following increases  were made to garbage and recycling services: green bag service increased from $11.83 to $11.87; 32-gallon cart from [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     When Royalton’s 2013 levy came up for a vote at Tuesday’s meeting, Council Member Ron Verley presented his proposal to maintain the levy at the 2012 rate. After passing out a packet of information prepared in part by City Clerk Carol Madsen, Verley explained that a number of line [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Former township assessor, Post Office employee, developer of 19 parcels of land and owner of Mel’s on 10, Mel Oelrich is recommending a “concept of growth” to the city of Royalton. Oelrich asked the City Council Tuesday for permission to form a committee to be more proactive in the community [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com    Royalton Mayor Andrea Lauer has been awarded the 2012 Minnesota Women in City Government Leadership Award. Each year, one elected female city official and one appointed female city official are chosen from among nominations submitted from across the state. Winners are recognized for individual achievement in their city as [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com    At a special informational meeting Wednesday, Royalton City Council members heard about wind energy options available through a new company from Chaska, SheerWind. Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke had previously visited SheerWind’s site. “A funnel is installed above ground which gathers the wind and channels it [...]

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