Cologne City Council

Thanks to a $30,000 raise, John Hendel will remain as the Cologne City Administrator. A series of recent events prompted the Cologne City Council to make the offer in an effort to keep Hendel, who would have left for a job in the private sector. After receiving the new job offer, Hendel announced his resignation [...]

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Cologne City Council faced several decisions regarding water at their meeting on Monday, June 16. Even before regular business, council members heard from several neighbors regarding a holding pond near Benton Lake and nearby wetlands. Scott and Victoria Ruud, as well as other neighbors, voiced concerns regarding the holding pond and drainage issues. The neighbors [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times   The Cologne City Council members moved forward with several key infrastructure improvements while also taking a glimpse at a unique city attraction during its meeting on Monday, May 5. Early discussion sparked the council’s interest for the construction of a splash pad, or community fountain play area, which could [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times   Cologne City Council members considered the pursuit of a couple of expensive items during their meeting on Monday, April 21 but ultimately decided to hold off decisions until more information becomes apparent. Council members revisited their discussion on computers for city offices and also considered a roof project for [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times The Cologne City Council made decisions with appearance in mind during its meeting on Monday, April 7. In addition to approving an official city logo, council members had visuals in mind when they approved a mill and overlay project for downtown. Wm. Mueller & Sons, Inc. will be contracted in [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Organizers busy preparing for Glad Days in Cologne are hoping to help it continue to grow. On Monday, March 18, Betsy Pysick updated the Cologne City Council on their progress for the annual event, which will be held July 24 to 26. Pysick said organizers plan to bring back familiar [...]

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