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MENAHGA CITY COUNCIL

The Menahga City Council approved Heather Shepersky at their Monday, Nov. 14 meeting.
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the city council also adopted a six-month moratorium on the sale of THC-infused foods and beverages.
“I’ve been doing interviews with persons of interest, trying to narrow a few things down,” Menahga Police Chief Adam Gunderson told the Menahga City Council at their Sept. 26 meeting.
Although Huebner was seeking re-election, Wadena County Auditor-Treasurer Heather Olson said ballots are not reprinted in these situations. The city council read a statement at their Monday, Sept. 26 meeting.

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The final levy, payable in 2023, will be set in December.
The Menahga City Council assigned Greenwood Connections Administrator Laura Ahlf the duties of interim administrator and appointed her as the responsible authority at their Monday, Aug. 29 meeting.
Following a spate of slurs and derogatory comments spray painted on public and private property, the Menahga City Council passed a resolution on Monday, Aug. 29 condemning hate speech and reaffirming the city’s commitment to the “wellbeing and safety of all people, especially people of the Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Jewish, Muslim, Arab, Asian American, LGBTQI communities.”
Interim City Administrator Betty Thomsen informed the city council on Aug. 8 that $27,863 of that amount can be attributed to purchases that were not in the budget and $46,690 are related to excess legal fees.
For at least six years, the city has dealt with malicious damage to the city beach house on Spirit Lake.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) asked the Menahga City Council for suggestions about resolving unsafe conditions at the intersection.

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Menahga Public Works Director Ron Yliniemi discussed a water main project, seal coating, street sweeping and holding pond maintenance at the May 31 meeting.
The new bylaw prohibits city elected officials from electronically recording any meetings related to city activities. It states that “electronic recording that is not authorized by the city council” creates “data practices, records retention, employment and other liability issues for the city.”
At the May 31 meeting, the council held a public hearing to determine which actions to take, if any, against Huebner regarding complaints made on April 12 and April 15.

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