- January 9, 2005 at 12:25 pm
Submitted by Marcia Walters,LWV Observer
There was a full agenda for this meeting; some of the highlights, and low points, follow:
Planning and Zoning presented a request for approval of a CUP (conditional use permit) for Bill Cuddigan for grading and filling in shore land of Cannon Lake. This was an…
- January 9, 2005 at 12:04 pm
Submitted by Georgiana Campbel, League of Women Voters observer
The new year has begun for Rice County with three new county
commissioners: Jessica Peterson, Jake Gillen and Steve Bauer. Jim
Brown was chosen by the commissioners to be the commission chair. Milt Plaisance will be vice-chair. Meetings will continue to…
- January 5, 2005 at 11:48 am
Happy New Year, LWV Northfield members!
Three meetings coming up, focused on issues that are near and dear to our hearts and minds:
Thursday, Jan. 6:
Creating Opportunities for Energy Independence, ReNew Northfield and St. Olaf sponsors, 7 PM in Buntrock Commons
Thurday, Jan. 13:
CRWP meeting with State Sen. Tom Neuville, Rep. Ray…
- December 21, 2004 at 11:28 am
Submitted by, Jan Mitchell, observer for LWV
The board acknowledged the years of service contributed by Ruth Dahl, Regina Zakrajek, and Eduardo Wolle. A reception in their honor was held prior to the board meeting.
The Senior High social studies department presented the curriculum changes that will be made to accommodate…
- December 21, 2004 at 10:51 am
Submitted by Sue Mieska, LWV Observer
Meeting was called to order by Steve Delzer. He introduced and welcomed the new Mayor, Lee Lansing, Shelly Kubitz, reporter from the Northfield News and Sue Mieska from the League of Women Voters.
Steve Delzer recognized C.C. Lindstroth for her years of service to the…
- December 8, 2004 at 7:43 pm
Submitted by Ann Ness, LWV Observer
The Hospital Board changed its regular meeting date which would have fallen on Thanksgiving to November 18.
The meeting opened with a Special Presentation by Mayor Keith Covey at the end of his term. He expressed that it was a pleasure to know and…
- December 8, 2004 at 7:37 pm
Submitted by Ann Ness, LWV Observer
The Hospital Board met in a special meeting with the City Council. They went over the background of the Hospital Restructuring plan. The topic arose at a City Council Planning Retreat. The idea was based on the hospital's vision for integrated health systems.…
- December 2, 2004 at 10:57 am
You learn the most interesting facts while observing the Rice County Board of Commissioners Meetings. Sometimes not what you would hope to learn as a member of the Northfield Leaugue of Women Voters found out recently.
At the November 23, 2004 meeting the NLWV member observed that the…
- 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).