Mayer City Council

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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By Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council dealt with a variety of business issues at its Sept. 23 council meeting. Steve McDonald, City Auditor from Abdo, Eick & Meyers, was on hand to review a draft comprehensive long term Capital Improvement Project and Financial Management Plan with the council. McDonald explained that the plan is [...]

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by Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council approved a preliminary 2014 tax levy in the amount of $1,009,018 at its meeting on Sept. 9. The proposed 2014 general fund budget was also approved in the amount of $1,348,580. The proposed levy represents a 10.28 percent increase over the 2013 levy. City Administrator Luayn Murphy told [...]

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By Lorrie Ham When the Boyd family of Mayer was notified by the city that they had 10 days to remove the chickens from their property in town, the family asked to be heard. Upon learning from a citizen that the family had chickens on their property, which is a violation of the city code, [...]

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By Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council heard a report from the city engineer on the causes and possible solutions to algae build up in the city’s storm water ponds at the July 8 council meeting. Residents with a storm water pond behind their home brought the situation to the city’s attention and prompted the [...]

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