Watertown City Council

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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At one time barely even considered by the Watertown City Council as a realistic possibility, the idea of keeping the Highway 10 bridge open during construction next year appeared to be seconds away from approval during last week’s Nov. 12 meeting, but was eventually tabled once again for further discussion. In a meeting that featured [...]

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On Tuesday, the Watertown City Council is set to make a huge decision, a decision that until a month ago, it didn’t even know it would need to make. Nonetheless, the Council’s decision on how it wishes to construct the County Road 10 bridge across the river in a way that most effectively minimizes the [...]

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by MATT BUNKE carver county news   The Watertown City Council officially accepted council member Steve Crowder’s resignation during its Nov. 12 meeting and discussed ways in which it might go about filling the vacant seat. Crowder submitted his resignation to the city in late October, to take effect after the Nov. 12 meeting, because [...]

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by MATT BUNKE carver county news   The Watertown City Council briefly discussed the proposed Highway 7 way-finding sign and related easement negotiations during its Nov. 12 meeting. City Engineer Andrew Budde informed the council that he had numerous discussions with both departments within the Minnesota Department of Transportation that regulate road signage. One department [...]

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