Watertown City Council

A better idea of just what the new bridge across the Crow River might look like when it’s done was presented during last week’s Watertown City Council meeting, and it certainly has a familiar look. Based on feedback received from the City Council during two previous workshops to discuss the aesthetics of the new bridge [...]

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The Watertown City Council approved a $1,942,343 tax levy for 2014 that was significantly lower than the preliminary levy that was set in September, but $45,000 higher than the proposed levy that was presented to the Council at the meeting. In a series of budget workshops, the City Council had trimmed the $2.03 million preliminary [...]

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Watertown Parts Company -— better known as the NAPA Auto Parts Store — has found a new home in Watertown. The Watertown City Council last week approved a site plan that will allow the store to eventually move into the building at 228 Lewis Ave. S., at the northeast corner of Madison Street and Lewis [...]

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The Watertown City Council finalized plans during a Dec. 3 workshop for an application process to fill its vacant seat. The City Council seat, vacated by the resignation of Steve Crowder on Nov. 12, will be open to anybody who wants to apply. Application forms will be available at City Hall, and applications will be [...]

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The city of Watertown is continuing to engage in discussions with Trinity Lutheran Church regarding the possibility of purchasing the land that currently makes up Madison-Green Park. That 1.5-acre parcel, located at the intersection of Madison Street and Green Avenue, is owned by the church, but has been leased to the city for the last [...]

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The Watertown City Council moved closer to the idea of appointing a new city council member through an application process during its Nov. 26 meeting. The City Council, which needs to replace Steve Crowder, who resigned Nov. 12 as his family moves to Waconia, had asked city staff at the last meeting to inquire with [...]

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