Harris City Council

The informational Harris City Council meeting held Nov. 12 to discuss the impact of the traffic created by Tiller Corporation opening a sand processing plant in North Branch was only a work session, so no decisions could be made.  At the regular council meeting Nov. 19, the council again looked at the same issue. The [...]

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It was standing room only in the Harris City Council chambers Monday evening when residents came to a work session to listen to the parties involved in the construction and operation of the Tiller Corporation sand plant, which will process sand for fracking.  Some came to listen to how the plant will impact Harris. Others [...]

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Editor’s note: Incorrect information was printed in the original version of this article. This article has since been edited to address those inaccuracies. Twenty-three residents attended the Oct. 15 meeting of the Harris City Council to hear representatives from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency talk about a permit request form Tiller Corporation to operate a [...]

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The preliminary proposed levy for the city of Harris for the 2013 budget will be sent to the Chisago County assessor in the amount of $500,000. This reflects an increase of $32,500 in the general budget, but the amounts allocated to the Waste Water Treatment Facility (WWTF) and the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) remain the [...]

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By Victoria Dahlin The Harris City Council met Monday, Aug. 13 with City Treasurer Marlys Balfany presenting the proposed 2013 budget. Council members Randy Carlson, Judy Hammerstrom, John Rossini and Mayor Dianne Miller spent a lengthy time going over first the revenue, and then the expenditures in great detail. The councilors asked many questions of [...]

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By Clark Natalie In July, Craig Moline, a local resident, spoke to the Harris City Council about the renewal of the upcoming contract with Peoples Service. Moline stressed the need to contact other agencies that are licensed to handle a wastewater treatment plant like Harris’ and could get competitive bids. Moline said he had spoken [...]

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