Government

By Lorrie Ham   The Mayer City Council unanimously rejected the single bid received for the restroom project at Old Schoolhouse Park at the July 14 council meeting. In April, the council engaged the services of Oleson and Hobbie Architects to complete the required drawings for the project with the hope of attracting multiple competitive [...]

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The 2014 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12. As part of the newspaper’s primary election coverage, a question and answer session was held with Bob Frey and Jim Nash, the Republican candidates for State House District 47A. Each candidate was allowed 75 words to discuss their background and a total of 400 [...]

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By Lorrie Ham The city of St. Bonifacius got a less than stellar response to the city parks survey that was sent to all city residents via the city newsletter in April. At the July 2 council meeting, councilmembers reviewed the results of the surveys that were returned to the city. “I’m disappointed that only [...]

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The Carver County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Friday, July 11, to discuss the temporary ordinance that is currently imposing slow-no wake restrictions across area lakes. Unfortunately for boat users of Lakes Waconia and Bavaria, the slow-no wake restrictions remain in place, but have been lifted on Reitz Lake. In a 4-0 [...]

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by Lorrie Ham WACONIA PATRIOT As construction on the new St. Boni Community Center progressed, the contractor discovered some bad soil. At its June 18 meeting, the St. Boni City Council approved change orders in the amount of $14,499 to cover the necessary soil corrections including the cost of excavating and dumping the bad soil, [...]

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