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City Council gets good audit report
07/01/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)- The Walnut Grove City Council met in a regular session on the 8th day of June 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the city office.  Greg Hansen, Xiong Yang, Leonard McLaughlin, Jeff Harnack, Kerwin Armitage, Tom Hansen, Lisa Zmeskal (Hoffman & Brobst), Dave Hoyt were present. Todd Harrington was absent.... View

 
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

 
City Studies Budget and Sewer Project
08/12/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     westbrook — At the monthly council meeting Monday evening Brandy Vande Kieft Westbrook police officer for 18 years submitted her resignation. Vande Kieft said she has taken a management position with Staples Oil at the Heron Lake C Store. She had been assistant manager at th... View

 
Council looks at off road vehicles
07/16/2014

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

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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

 
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

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

 
Council Receives Approval on Small Cities Grant
06/10/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     Westbrook — Earlier this year the council received word from grant facilitator Jeff Gladdis that the city made it through the second round of consideration for the Small Cities Grant. ... View

 
Board Looks at Replacing Referendum
07/08/2015

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
Westbrook, Minnesota (STPNS)-     wwg — With declining enrollments and increasing costs Superintendent Loy Woelber recommended the board revoke and replace the voter approved levy. He noted while we are not in immediate danger of having to borrow short term money, the time may not be far down the road. He no... View

 
Ordinance issue solved by council
04/16/2014

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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

Sentinel Tribune / STPNS
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