Watertown City Council

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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The Watertown City Council last week approved up to $2,000 to be spent on an easement that would allow the city to place a sign on private land at the intersection of Highways 7 and 10 that would direct visitors toward Watertown. However, there is no deal currently in place for the city to place [...]

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Watertown City Council member Steve Crowder is resigning from the Council. Crowder, who has served on the council for nearly three years, is moving to Waconia with his family, forcing him to vacate his seat on the co uncil. Crowder submitted his letter of resignation to the city on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Crowder, probably best [...]

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There is an option on the table that would leave traffic open in Watertown across the Crow River during the duration of next year’s bridge project, but it’s a costly one that doesn’t appear to have much backing from the city council. The council will ultimately choose from two options when it comes to constructing [...]

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