Hamburg City Council

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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With time running out to set a final budget for 2013, Hamburg City Council members discussed a number of budget items during their meeting on Nov. 27. Hamburg taxpayers won’t see any surprises when the budget is finalized later this month since the preliminary budget indicated a zero percent tax increase and the council can [...]

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A number of miscellaneous items were on the agenda for the Hamburg City Council during a relatively brief meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13. In one item of business, the council approved a service agreement for joint assessment with Carver County at about a five percent increase for 2013 and 2014. Rates are $11.50 per residential [...]

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