Harris City Council

The Harris City Council ran into a conundrum with city properties that are in violation of zoning and building regulations. The question is whether to enforce the regulations and allow the non-compliance to exist as it has, in some cases, for years, or enforce the regulations and potentially have empty buildings in Harris. The council […]

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The final levy that the Harris City Council will send to the Chisago County treasurer for property taxes to be paid in 2014 will be the same amount as council the sent the prior year. Here’s how the numbers break down: $282,249 for the general fund, $90,000 for the water fund and $95,251 for the […]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Nov. 18 Harris City Council meeting.  New business, same name, same location  It appears an old business is going to reopen in Harris. The first item on the agenda at the Nov. 18 Harris City Council meeting was an application for a liquor license for […]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Oct. 21 Harris City Council meeting. Roads were once again on the agenda at the Harris City Council meeting. This time it had to do with the county turning back roads to the city. It is part of a 20-year plan in which the county […]

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The Harris City Council on Aug. 12 hired a Grandy man as the city’s new, full-time public works employee. Matt Fehrman, father of three with a wedding planned, has worked at his present position in building maintenance at a Cambridge manufacturing firm for the last six years. He has experience on projects both small and […]

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The city of Harris is on the road again as it continues to move forward on an array of street repairs. Some were dealt with on Monday, July 8; others were pushed forward to get exact costs of the projects. The first dealt with was the restoration of 438th Street. A paving contractor was consulted […]

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