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Hearing For Small Cities Grant
02/11/2015

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Jeff Gladis of Western Community Action was on hand to explain the progress of the city’s application for a Small Cities Grant for housing rehabilitation in Westbrook.... View

 
No resolution for fire damaged home removal
06/11/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Mayor Dennis Phelps updated the council on the status of the fire damaged home on First Avenue. Apparently the home owner was paid off 100 percent of the claim including demolition costs. He has since left the area and local officials have been trying to get perm... View

 
No One Shows up For Tax Meeting
05/13/2015

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Before the regular council meeting Gail Bondhus from the county assessors office made a presentation on the parameters of tax information for the City of Westbrook. ... View

 
Council looks at off road vehicles
07/16/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — City clerk Katie Steen brought up the issue of how to  deal with licensing of all-terrain vehicles.... View

 
Westbrook Council hears housing rehab proposal
08/13/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Jeff Buesing of Western Community Action presented a proposal for a Small Cities Development Program. ... View

 
City seeking more surveys for small cities grant
09/10/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — The city council received a report about the home improvement Small Cities Grant they are seeking. Jeff Gladis told the council they need a few more surveys from the community in order to increase the chances of receiving the grant.... View

 
Council approves meal site agreement
10/15/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Sarah Anderson Senior Nutrition Services coordinator talked to the council about the Senior Nutrition program in Westbrook. ... View

 
Council approves purchase of water truck for fire department
06/04/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 12th day of May, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.... View

 
Council reviews civil defense plan
08/06/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-       The Walnut Grove City Council met in regular session on the 14th day of July, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.  Greg Hansen, Jeff Harnack, Todd Harrington, Xiong Yang, Leonard McLaughlin, Andy Foster, Chad Freeburg, Beatrice Maeyaert, Wanda Lund, ... View

 
Council Ponders Sewer Rates
01/14/2015

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — After City Clerk Katie Steen swore in re-elected Mayor Digger Phelps, he swore in new members Kelly Brown and Chadd Wahl. ... View

 
Police Chief Wahl Asks For New House Numbers
04/15/2015

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Police Chief Alan Wahl told the council, people need to replace their house numbers when doing upgrades to their homes. He says if people re-side, repaint or remove their house numbers for any other reason, they should replace them as soon as possible. ... View

 
Council approves tax levy and budget
12/10/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Street Supervisor Carl Conrad presented quotes for a new sanding unit for  the  city plow truck. He presented four quotes ranging from $3,980 to $5,728. Quotes were from Bloomington equipment for $3,980, Crysteel Co. $4,207, Sanitary Products ... View

 
Council approves several agreements with outside agents
11/12/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Street supervisor Carl Conrad informed the council that the crack filling of city streets is complete.... View

 
Council discusses plans for tax forfeited properties
03/05/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 10th day of February, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.  Greg Hansen, Xiong Yang, Todd Harrington and Leonard McLaughlin were present, Jeff Harnack was absent.  Also present were Mike Zeug and Kerwin Armitage... View

Water line repair ordinance to be amended  
Water line repair ordinance to be amended
03/12/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Last week a lively discussion was held about two ordinance amendments regarding Deficiency of Water and Shutting off Water, and Service pipes.... View

 
Westbrook City Council looks at sewer problem
02/12/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — The city council found out the main line to the sewer lagoons is in need of major repair. A firm from Minneapolis recently video taped the inside of the line from the edge of the city out to the lagoon site southeast of the city. ... View

 
Council discussed tax forfeited properties
04/16/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 10th day of March 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room. ... View

 
Ordinance issue solved by council
04/16/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — Last month two ordinance changes were presented to the city council to read and approve. Apparently there was some question about the proposed ordinance amendments, as several citizens showed up to discuss the proposed amendments. ... View

 
City opened community center for stranded travelers
01/21/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The city council met in a regular session on the 12th day of January, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the city office.  Greg Hansen, Todd Harrington, Xiong Yang, Leonard McLaughlin, Kerwin Armitage, Joleen Baumann, Chad Freeburg, Andy Foster and Mike Zeug were present.... View

 
Council votes to replace city pickup
06/25/2014

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Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 9th day of June, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the council room.... View