Braham City Council

2012 budget approved with no levy increase By Greg Hunt After a lengthy stretch of service to Braham government, Ken Ceaglske turned in his resignation at the Dec. 6 council meeting. Ceaglske accepted a new job in Lusk, Wyoming where he and his family will move to this month. Ceaglske was appointed to the Braham Council [...]

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By Greg Hunt At the Nov. 1 regular Braham Council meeting, a bond refinancing plan was approved which will net the city a lower 2.98 percent rate while combining four current bonds being paid. The city could see savings of $67,000 by going with the new plan. City Financial Advisor David Drown walked the council [...]

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By Greg Hunt Braham home and business owners with needed remodeling projects that haven’t found a place in the budget to get completed are urged to learn more about the Small Cities Development Program’s grant process. The Lakes & Pines CAC office in Mora is accepting interest applications through October and into November. If enough [...]

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While studying the 2012 preliminary budget at the Sept. 6 regular meeting, the Braham Council adopted a $530,535 preliminary levy which shows no increase from the 2011 budget. City Administrator Sally Hoy explained that as part of the resolve of the state shutdown, the Market Value Credit Aid Program has been eliminated, meaning taxpayers will [...]

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Greg Hunt At the July 12 regular Braham City Council meeting, actions were taken to improve public safety in the village. The council approved utilizing funds from the Safety Equipment Reserve to purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED) for the municipal Home Town Liquor Store on the north side of town. If the budget allows, [...]

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By Greg Hunt Following a request from several Braham business owners, a two-hour parking restriction was approved to keep parking spots more open during business hours. Greg Mason of the Braham Flea Market was spokesperson for the business group at the June 7 Braham Council meeting. He said the primary problem is apartment renters along [...]

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At the May 3 regular meeting, the Braham City Council approved taking over part of Co. Rd. 54 lying west of Hwy. 107, officially turning it into a city street. The Isanti County Highway Department will resurface that stretch as part of its 2011 project list, along with replacing smaller culverts and signs. The large [...]

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