Mayer City Council

By Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council opened the first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 13 by recognizing the dedication and service of long-time firefighter Rich Cohrs. Mayor Mike Dodge presented Cohrs with a plaque on behalf of the city as he thanked him for his years of service to the city of [...]

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By Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council held its annual Truth in Taxation hearing Dec. 9 before approving a 2014 property tax levy in the amount of $918,159. That figure represents a $20,000 decrease in the preliminary levy that was proposed earlier this year and a slight increase of less than $4,000 over the 2013 [...]

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By Lorrie Ham Waconia Patriot The winter parking restrictions in Mayer won’t change this year, the city council decided at its Nov. 25 meeting. The current ordinance prohibits street parking in the city during a one-inch or more snow event. The council had considered changing the ordinance to prohibit overnight parking on city streets throughout [...]

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By Lorrie Ham Waconia Patriot The Mayer City Council is considering a winter parking ordinance which would restrict parking on city streets between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. from Nov. 1 through April 1. At its Nov. 12 meeting, the council discussed a change to the existing ordinance, which prohibits street parking during a one-inch [...]

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By Lorrie Ham Following a lengthy discussion at the Oct. 28 council meeting, the Mayer City Council approved a minor subdivision at 212 1st Street NE and agreed to purchase a piece of the property for a future trail easement. The property, which belongs to Bob and Tice McPadden, involved a complicated lot split, due [...]

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By Lorrie Ham Waconia Patriot The Mayer City Council met with Paul Tschida, Commander of Operations at the Carver County Sheriff’s Department, at its Oct. 14 meeting to discuss the annual contract for services. The council was interested in finding out about possibly increasing coverage into the evening hours, at least occasionally. Tschida explained that [...]

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