Hamburg City Council

The Hamburg City Council isn’t likely to see change this year with all incumbents seeking re-election. Mayor Richard Malz and council members Chris Lund, Steven Trebesch and Robert Gregonis are all vying to recapture their spots. We have asked the candidates to provide some insight on how they will serve Hamburg if elected and where [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Hamburg City Council members have a series of tough decisions in front of them prior to the approval of the budget. After the council proposed a 10 percent increase to the property tax levy in September, City Clerk Jeremy Gruenhagen said the council now has to work to lower that [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Hamburg residents shouldn’t be fooled when it comes to warm weather. That was the message reiterated by members of the Hamburg City Council as they continued to wrestle with difficulties caused by frozen water lines during their meeting on Tuesday, March 11. The problem is caused by the significant depth [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times While warm weather and melting snow are a welcome sight to some, Hamburg and area residents are feeling the pressure. Or lack of it. Due to the depth of frost in the streets, several water lines have frozen in the city. While the Hamburg City Council was planning to look [...]

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Hamburg residents will see a slight increase in their water rates, a larger increase in their storm water utility payments and a significant drop in their sewer rates in 2013. No residents attended a public hearing regarding those changes during the Hamburg City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, and the council approved a complete [...]

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Hamburg residents will pay no more in property taxes during 2013 than they did this year, nor will they pay any less. The Hamburg City Council approved the exact same tax levy for 2013 as was in place for this year during its meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The city will collect $395,210 in taxes [...]

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