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Isanti County Zoning Office Guest Article Isanti County is receiving $33,882 from the state in 2014 and $75,294 per year thereafter to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) like Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels. The dollars come from an appropriation by the 2014 state legislature. Each county in the state is receiving funding […]

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The city of Cambridge is seeking residents to serve on an Aquatics Center Task Force. The purpose of this task force will be to research and recommend to the Cambridge City Council what type of an aquatics facility, if any, they feel the community would support building. The City Council has identified as one of […]

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There will be no change to the city of Isanti’s tax rate in 2015. During the Isanti City Council meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 2, the council approved a resolution setting the 2015 preliminary budget and scheduled the final 2015 budget and levy meeting for 7 p.m. Dec. 2. Isanti Mayor George Wimmer explained there will be […]

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Braham City Council approved a preliminary 2015 tax levy for $538,263 during its Sept. 2 meeting. Because this is the same amount from the 2014 levy, there will be no increase for 2015. The board also approved a preliminary budget and salary schedule for 2015. Here’s the breakdown for the budget: • A debt service […]

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The Cambridge City Council on Sept. 2 approved the proposed 2015 property tax levy at $4,941,057, reflecting a 2 percent increase over the prior year. Councilman Howard “Howie” Lewis solely voted against the action. Director of Finance Caroline Moe said the council discussed approving the increase at the long-range financial planning retreat in August. The […]

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Following a thorough discussion, the Cambridge City Council has taken an initial step in bringing a medical marijuana manufacturing facility to the city’s Industrial Park. During an Aug. 26 special meeting of the City Council, Economic Development Director Stan Gustafson explained he received an email from Greater MSP indicating the organization was contacted by a […]

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The city of Isanti is going to review its policy regarding utility access charges after a resident questioned a bill he received for city utilities, even though he doesn’t utilize the city service. Steve Lindell, who lives on the 800 block of Winsome Way Northeast, appeared before the Isanti City Council during its Aug. 19 […]

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