St. Boni City Council

By Lorrie Ham WACONIA PATRIOT Sergeant Mike Kokesh of the Minnetrista Public Safety Department provided a history of the department in a presentation to the St. Bonifacious City Council during its meeting on Nov. 5. When the Minnetrista department was organized in 1950s, constables drove their own cars and were paid $1 per year. The […]

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By Lorrie Ham With the new community center nearing completion, the St. Boni Council discussed a rental agreement at the Sept. 17 council meeting. Several issues were brought up before the council decided to bring a refined agreement back for a vote at the next council meeting. One matter that the council unanimously agreed on […]

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By Lorrie Ham The city of St. Bonifacius recently sent a letter to the Metropolitan Council appealing an Inflow and Infiltration (I and I) surcharge and questioning the accuracy of the 2015 municipal wastewater charges. The Metropolitan Council had adopted a 3.5 percent increase in the wastewater budget for 2015. Combined with a $145,250 surcharge […]

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By Lorrie Ham The St. Boni City Council took action on several items July 16 which were discussed at the previous night’s workshop session. The council approved several improvements for city parks, including a $4,280 expense for restriping and overlay at the basketball court at City Park. W.M. Mueller submitted the lowest of three bids […]

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By Lorrie Ham The city of St. Bonifacius got a less than stellar response to the city parks survey that was sent to all city residents via the city newsletter in April. At the July 2 council meeting, councilmembers reviewed the results of the surveys that were returned to the city. “I’m disappointed that only […]

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by Lorrie Ham WACONIA PATRIOT As construction on the new St. Boni Community Center progressed, the contractor discovered some bad soil. At its June 18 meeting, the St. Boni City Council approved change orders in the amount of $14,499 to cover the necessary soil corrections including the cost of excavating and dumping the bad soil, […]

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