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Posted on: May 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City Council Recap - May 2, 2022

City Council Meeting Recap (11)The Elk River City Council met for a regular meeting on Monday, May 2. Don’t worry if you missed it, here is a recap of the evening.

The consent agenda included:

  • A lease agreement with iBackcheck for space in the Furniture and Things Community Event Center for a chiropractic office and physical therapy facility.
  • The appointment of Mark Pistulka to City Building Official replacing Bob Ruprecht who has retired.
  • A lease agreement with Weber Farms to farm the former wastewater treatment plant sludge land.

Two public hearings were held on the following items:

  • Provided information on the annual stormwater pollution prevention program.
  • Heard public testimony before approving a land use agreement and zone change to allow for the construction of four-plex residential unit near 185th Avenue and a private street named Troy Street.

Under general business the Council:

  • Approved an update to their strategic short- and long-term goals.
  • Approved the purchase of a replacement Zamboni.
  • Consented to allowing a junior hockey team to locate at the Furniture and Things Community Event Center.
  • Added a future work session discussion to consider how to spend ARPA funds.

Each Councilmember provided updates to the activities of the respective commissions they are liaisons to before going into a closed session to receive a report of property valuation and to consider a letter of interest for city-owned property.

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, and as always meetings are broadcasted live on ErTV Spectrum 180 and on the city’s website, as well as after the fact within 24-48 hours. 

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