Cologne City Council

With a mix of incumbents and challengers, the Cologne City Council could see some changes after the election this year. Mayor Matt Lein is running for re-election and is being challenged by current council member Scott Williams and write-in candidate Bryan Kerrick. Incumbent council members Kyle Evenski and Don Meyer are being challenged by Carol [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times With the sizable Cologne Academy School expansion all but finalized, Cologne City Council members got back to regular business during their meeting on Monday, Oct. 6. Rather than sitting content with the school expansion project, council members considered initiatives to develop interest in Cologne. Among the new proposals is moving [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times It may have taken months of consideration and a few weeks of intense negotiation but the Cologne Academy project received necessary approval from Cologne City Council members on Monday, Sept. 15. In approving several different items related to the project, council members moved the project forward. Among the items were [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Just one thing was clear at the end of the Cologne City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 18. All organizations involved with Cologne Academy’s expansion project want to see the project completed. However, exactly which organization taking ownership of the project in case it doesn’t work out was under question [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Cologne City Council members reviewed their current financial situation and also approved a key water project during their regular meeting on Monday, July 21. With Mayor Matt Lein absent in Germany, council members unanimously approved a bid of $684,960.20 from Chanhassen-based Minger Construction Inc. The lone bid came in 22 [...]

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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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