Life is busy, and we know that means there isn’t always time to attend or tune into city meetings where elected officials are making decisions about the city you call home. Here’s what you missed from Monday’s Elk River City Council meeting:
- Approved $3,372,081.50 in disbursements.
- Accepted public improvements for Miske Meadows 6th Addition and Riverplace 2nd Addition.
- Accepted donations to the ERFD from the Elk River Liquor Stores, Zimmerman Fire Relief Association, and Firefighter Chad Kreuser’s daughters.
- Approved property special assessment tax levies for delinquent utilities.
- Mayor Dietz recognized Keith Quammen as the November Volunteer of the Month.
- Recognized AEGIR Brewing Company for earning an EDA Beautification Award for their new tap room.
- Held a public hearing and approved the preliminary plat with 14 lots for Puller Prairie.
- Held a public hearing and approved a Conditional Use Permit for a home occupation to operate a small interior demolition contracting business.
- Held a public hearing and approved the final plat with three lots for Briarwood Farm Subdivision.
- Discussed the city ATV ordinance disallowing use on city streets. Agreed there is no impending need to amend the ordinance at this time.
- Received a concept review for a 3-4 townhome development west of Wapiti Campground.
- Received the Capital Improvement Plan outlining capital improvements planned for the next five years.
Council meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Elk River City Hall (13065 Orono Parkway). The agenda for a Monday meeting is typically available the Friday before at ElkRiverMN.gov/agendas, and as always meetings are broadcasted live on ErTV and on the city’s website, as well as after the fact within 24-48 hours.