Harris City Council

The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Sept. 8 Harris City Council meeting Harris sets preliminary property tax levy  The city of Harris set the proposed tax levy for 2015 at an amount of $505,915, which is an increase of 8.22 percent over last year’s final levy. This consists of $310,664 for [...]

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The city’s attempt to help forestall the degeneration of 420th Street came up for discussion at the regular Harris City Council meeting. Earl Halley, of Central Turf, and other nearby landowners of larger parcels came before the council to ask for consideration of lifting the 5-ton weight restriction on the road. Halley explained that the [...]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the July 14 Harris City Council meeting.  Grader purchase possible  The city of Harris continues to move closer to purchasing an updated grader. As one was being considered, the council put a request for bids. The original seller, Ziegler Caterpillar, submitted the bid on its 2000 [...]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the June 9 Harris City Council meeting. Harris city audit Dennis Oberloh with Oberloh & Associates presented the 2013 Harris city audit. Oberloh’s opinion of the Harris accounts was that they were clean. The city followed the rules of how the accounts should be kept for [...]

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Now that the snow is gone for a while — hopefully — the road maintenance focus in Harris has shifted from snow removal to grading. The city has a grader, but it’s old and in need of repairs. It was manufactured in 1976 and purchased by the city approximately 20 years ago. The question before [...]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the April 14 Harris City Council meeting.  Push for compliance with properties The Harris City Council is working at getting properties into compliance and keeping them there. On Monday night, resident Richard Johnson brought a request for a conditional use permit to operate an auction facility on [...]

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