Waconia City Council

A Public Information Meeting regarding the 2014 Budget and Levy was the main event of the Waconia City Council meeting held on Monday, Dec. 2. A half dozen citizens attended the meeting to voice their feedback regarding the budget, which will be finalized by the council during its next meeting on Monday, Dec. 9. Finance [...]

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Due to a recently discovered technical error that occurred during the year-long process for the 2013 Infrastructure Improvement Project, the dozen or so Waconia property owners that were facing assessments associated with the project are off the hook for those costs, at least for now. The situation was discussed during a public hearing on the [...]

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Improving a city’s infrastructure sometimes seems like a never-ending process and in Waconia, plans are already well underway regarding the 2014 Infrastructure Improvement Project. Potential aspects of the project — including street reconstruction, work in the Interlaken 4th Addition, trail and storm water improvements, park upgrades and fire station work — were discussed and a [...]

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A light agenda resulted in a quick meeting for the Waconia City Council on Monday, Oct. 7. The first item of discussion centered on a request for the council to reconsider charges on a Pond Circle resident’s September water bill. Due to a leak in an irrigation system, approximately 206,000 gallons of water passed through [...]

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Although few, if any, property owners are excited to face an assessment, the 15 property owners being assessed for the 2013 Infrastructure Project in Waconia are likely pleased that the assessments on their properties are approximately 30 percent lower than estimates provided in the project’s feasibility study. The final assessment roll for the project was [...]

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As it does every September, the Waconia City Council adopted the city’s preliminary levy for next year during its meeting on Monday, Sept. 3. The total 2014 Preliminary Levy is $5,466,821, which is the maximum amount that can be levied once it is approved by the city council. The figure may decrease but it cannot [...]

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