- December 1, 2004 at 7:14 pm
Observer: Marcia Walters
A Statement is Presented on Behalf of NLWV
In response to the action of the last meeting to initiate rezoning the property between 19 and 1 west of I-35 from agricultural to commercial/industrial, a letter from NLWV President Margit Johnson was read and presented to the commissioners. In…
- November 27, 2004 at 10:38 am
Judy Covey, observer
Under an agenda item labeled 'Rice County Amendment', which was described as a 'housekeeping' item by Arlen Grussing, Planning and Zoning Director...
Motion by Brown, seconded by Minnick, carried 3-1 on roll call vote, to begin the process of amending the Rice County Zoning Map to allow for…
- November 26, 2004 at 7:17 am
A post-Thanksgiving reminder that the League of Women Voters of Northfield will be hosting a social evening with an agenda!
Tuesday, November 30th, 7-8:30 PM, at Pat Kriesel's home at 600 Thye Ct. (on the far north end of town; follow Lincoln Parkway to No. Linden to Lockwood to Thye…
- November 22, 2004 at 8:17 pm
The November issue of The Catalyst is now available (PDF).
- November 8, 2004 at 3:23 pm
Submitted by Ann Ness, LWV observer
The first order of business was the unsettling news that expenses for hazardous waste removal, removal of the hospital, etc. were now approaching $770,000 and that the hospital would not have a windfall from sales of the hospital-owned houses, but would be lucky to…
- November 8, 2004 at 3:17 pm
Submitted by Georgiana Campbell, LWV observer
Mary Ho, Head of Public Health, reported that Rice County has flu vaccine!
The commissioners accepted the "proposed municipal requirements to obtain county transportation planning funds", drawn up by Dennis Luebbe, head of the Highway Department.
Planning and Zoning had 12 items on its…
- October 13, 2004 at 9:17 am
Submitted by Ann Ness, LWV Observer
The Hospital Board met at a Council work session with the City Council to listen to a presentation on the potential restructuring of the hospital from a publicly owned city hospital to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit hospital. Newly appointed Hospital Board member, Gina Washburn, was…
- October 13, 2004 at 9:12 am
Submitted by Ann Ness, LWV Observer
Ann Reuter, Quality Coordinator, reported on the first and second quarters. She said that 80% of patients would recommend the hospital to their friends and families. The goal for the year is 81%.
David Oliver reported on the development of a clinic in Lonsdale. The…
- October 11, 2004 at 8:59 pm
Submitted by Jan Mitchell, LWV Observer
September 13, 2004
Hannah Puczko reported on Kids' C.A.F.E., a program for elementary students at
risk. The acronym stands for Connections, Academics, Fun and Enrichment.
About 120 students are involved, and staffing includes 2 licensed teachers at each site, a supervisor who rotates among…
- October 11, 2004 at 8:50 pm
Reported by Marcia Walters, LWV
Commissioner Minick was absent.
At the beginning of each Work Session meeting, the floor is open to
public comments. At this meeting Debra Sullivan spoke in favor of raising
fees for CUPs, including gravel pits, so that future development in Rice
County "does not…
- October 6, 2004 at 11:02 am
Monday, October 11,
Northfield Community Resource Center Rm. 22 103
City, County, MN House and Northfield School Board candidates
- October 5, 2004 at 7:12 am
October 19th, 12-1 PM, City Hall Council Chamber, Brown Bag Lunch
with Susan Hoyt to discuss the recent recommendations for Northfield's
downtown commercial district; the city council is seeking public