North Branch City Council

The city of North Branch is hoping a potential sale of acreage in the Lucht’s Crossing neighborhood could lead to a quicker cleanup of the remnants of the Green Acres County Care Center, which was demolished about three years ago when homes were beginning to be constructed in the area. As part of the original […]

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Superior Silica Sand, a frac sand operation, has submitted a letter of intent to purchase 40 acres of land in North Branch’s ESSBY Business Park off 400th Street. At the North Branch City Council meeting Monday, City Administrator Bridgitte Konrad said a purchase agreement with the business is likely months away. Before that time, the […]

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Barb Nelson, the president of the Chisago Board on Aging, came before the North Branch City Council Monday night requesting $4,200 for the Chisago County Senior Center, which is housed at Uptown Maple Commons in the city. She didn’t get the exact amount she was asking for, but she came away with $1,500. Nelson said […]

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The North Branch City Council Monday night unanimously approved the first component of a project that would result in the paving of 410th Street. Justin Messner, an engineer with WSB and Associates, presented the project to the council. He explained the area for the paving would be 410th Street from Forest Boulevard to approximately 1,000 […]

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North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer told the City Council Monday night that he thinks the city should suspend its Driver Awareness Program until the Minnesota Legislature can review the program to determine its legality. The Sheriff’s Office implemented the Chisago County Driver Awareness Program in May 2013, a citation diversion effort that also received […]

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Approving the 2014 city budget and property tax levy at the North Branch City Council meeting Monday was just a formality, as the legwork had been done at numerous meetings starting in July. Following a discussion that took less than five minutes, the council approved the budget and levy. The levy is nearly identical to […]

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