Watertown City Council

The Watertown City Council authorized the submittal of a preliminary proposal which initiates the beginning stages of a grant application that would issue city funds for a housing and commercial rehabilitation program during its regular city council meeting held on Tuesday, Oct. 28. While working in conjunction with the Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA), […]

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In Watertown, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Charlotte Johnson, features three candidates. Joining Johnson in the race are current council member Steve Washburn and Al Heidorn. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, […]

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  Watertown city officials wrestled with different options on how to entice new building permits and home construction on the city’s various vacant lots during a city council workshop held Tuesday, May 27. In an effort to amplify growth in Watertown, city officials discussed giving prospective property owners a financial incentive to construct new homes […]

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Facing a difficult decision, the Watertown City Council voted unanimously during its May 13 meeting to reject the lone bid that was submitted to construct the County State Aid Highway 10 Bridge (CSAH) this summer, instead opting to rebid the project in the fall with aspiration of a 2015 project date. The decision to postpone […]

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by Christopher Officer Carver County News When talking about the County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 10 bridge project with the Watertown City Council during its meeting on Tuesday, April 8, Watertown Mayor Charlotte Johnson made it clear that recent efforts by council members and city staff regarding the CSAH 10 Bridge Intersection Project has been […]

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By Christopher Officer Although the agenda for the Watertown City Council meeting on March 25 was somewhat light, council members gave important updates regarding the progression of the city’s Bridge Bonding Funds, an essential step in putting the Watertown bridge project in motion. On the afternoon of March 25, members of the city council and […]

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