North Branch City Council
Taxpayers in North Branch likely won’t notice much of a change in the city portion of their property tax statements next year. By a 4-0 vote — Mayor Ron Lindquist was absent for the meeting — the council on Monday approved the preliminary budget and property tax levy for 2014. The total levy i...Read More
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Residents who live in the Lucht’s Crossing development in North Branch approached the North Branch City Council Aug. 26 with a list of complaints about a mound of rubble that has been in the area since the Green Acres County Care Center was demolished two years ago. Resident Stephanie Johnson said...Read More
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While proactive in the community, Police Department seeing increase in accidents, domestic assaults and thefts of gas North Branch has agreed to give drivers of less serious traffic offenses an alternative to prosecution and conviction by offering a class that may keep driving records clean while ge...Read More
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District 32B State Sen. Sean Nienow stopped by the North Branch City Council meeting Monday, and council members asked him about topics of particular interest to the city: school funding and tax impact on businesses. Councilmember Joyce Borchardt asked Nienow about the changes in the state school fu...Read More
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The possibility of a power plant in Lent Township was an issue that fell flat a few years ago, but North Branch Mayor Ron Lindquist wants to revive the matter. In an impromptu discussion toward the end of Monday’s council meeting that was not on the agenda, Lindquist said a power plant in North Br...Read More
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The North Branch City Council Monday unanimously voted to enact a one-year moratorium on asphalt plants, but before that action was taken, Mayor Ron Lindquist informed the crowd of residents present for the discussion about a recent conversation he had with Chisago County Administrator Bruce Messelt...Read More
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Council approves updates to ordinance The chicken dance is over in North Branch. At its May 13 meeting, the North Branch City Council approved an update to its animal ordinance that allows residents to own chickens on parcels of land 1 acre or larger. The previous ordinance required at least 5 acres...Read More
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