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Wadena City Council
October 21, 2016
Assessment hearing set for construction projects
A public hearing was set to discuss special assessments for the southeast and Community Center Drive construction projects at last week's Wadena City Council meeting. The public hearing will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 at City Hall. Letters will be sent to property owners affected...
October 21, 2016 - 12:08am
TIF district approved for assisted living facility
A Tax Increment Financing District was approved for an assisted living facility in northwest Wadena. Paul Abzug, president of Housing Alternatives...
October 21, 2016 - 12:08am
October 8, 2016
Wadena City Council approves preliminary 2017 levy
The Wadena City Council approved the preliminary general fund 2017 tax levy at $309,300 and total property tax levy at $1,033,175.40. Much of the increase comes from work on the southeast infrastructure project, which started in 2015 and continued in 2016. The total bond indebtedness...
October 8, 2016 - 12:08am
September 24, 2016
Proposed assisted living facility receives positive comments
The Wadena City Council heard positive comments about a proposed assisted living facility at a hearing last week to apply for a Conditional Use...
September 24, 2016 - 12:08am
August 20, 2016
Mason Brothers to build fence to delineate right of way
Mason Brothers will be building a fence to help delineate the right of way between its property and neighboring properties. The Wadena City Council approved a proposal by Mason Brothers to build the fence at Monday night's meeting after ongoing issues between residents and employees...
August 20, 2016 - 12:08am
August 13, 2016
New assisted living facility proposed in NW Wadena
The Wadena City Council has set a public hearing to consider Tax Increment Financing for an assisted living facility in the city. The council heard about the facility's application at its regular meeting Monday night. Housing Alternatives Development Company has requested tax assistance...
August 13, 2016 - 8:15am
August 8, 2016
Wadena City Council changes August regular meeting, schedules budget meetings
The August meeting of the Wadena City Council is being changed due to the primary election. The next regular meeting of the Wadena City Council is at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at City Hall. In addition to the regular council meeting, the city is meeting to discuss the 2017 General Fund...
August 8, 2016 - 12:08am
July 23, 2016
Wadena considering creation of business park
Property south of the Wadena Industrial Park is being considered to create a business park along Highway 71 south. A grant application is being worked on to help pay for adding infrastructure to the area. Wadena Development Authority Director Dean Uselman said the grant funding is...
July 23, 2016 - 12:08am
May 20, 2016
City approves variance for new apartments
A variance reducing the front yard setback for new apartments on Seventh Street SW was approved by the Wadena City Council May 10. The Planning...
May 20, 2016 - 12:08am
May 7, 2016
Council continues to look at CVB relationship
A new agreement and bylaws for the Convention and Visitors Bureau were approved by the Wadena City Council at its April meeting. The CVB worked on the agreement, along with City Attorney Jeff Pederson and City Administrator Brad Swenson. "This has been an ongoing project for two-three...
May 7, 2016 - 12:10am
March 27, 2016
City receives input on Community Center Drive project
The Wadena City Council will move ahead and receive bids for two improvement projects for Community Center Drive. Local improvements along Community...
March 27, 2016 - 12:10am
February 19, 2016
Wadena council passes UTV ordinance
Utility Task Vehicles (UTVs) can now be used in the city of Wadena with a permit issued through the Wadena Police Department. A task force had...
February 19, 2016 - 12:10am
January 22, 2016
Council heard recommendations for UTV ordinance changes
A committee is making recommendations to allow use of Utility Terrain Vehicles in the city limits of Wadena. The committee has met and is proposing ordinance changes involving work-related use of UTVs and ATVs along with recreational use. Police Chief Naomi Plautz told the Wadena...
January 22, 2016 - 12:10am
January 11, 2016
Part time city positions to see wage increases
Several part time positions within the city of Wadena will see a pay increase starting this month. The Wadena City Council voted to increase the wage based on recommendations by City Administrator Brad Swenson and other department heads. Some of the increases have to do with the new...
January 11, 2016 - 12:10am
December 19, 2015
Wadena council supports LGA increase in 2016
With the recent announcement of a state $1.8 billion budget surplus, rural Minnesota cities are pushing for an increase in Local Government Aid in 2016. Wadena Mayor George Deiss said he has talked with mayors from surrounding towns and many were looking to pass resolutions supporting...
December 19, 2015 - 12:10am