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Bergen Township discusses trail, meeting location

BERGEN TOWNSHIP, MN – Due to technical challenges, the story about Bergen Township’s recent annual meeting did not appear in the March 20 issue of Herald Journal. It will be published in the March 27 issue. Items discussed included the Dakota Rail Regional Trail, and moving regular township meetings from the town hall to Lester Prairie City Hall.

Photo gallery: Howard Lake Expo Saturday, March 18

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Attendance was strong at this year’s Howard Lake Expo March 18.  Visitors were greeted by the scintillating scent of pancakes and syrup.  After enjoying a pancake feast, attendees were welcomed into the gym, where dozens of area businesses showcased their talents and products.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Click HERE to see our photo gallery from the expo.

HL City Council Meeting slated to discuss redevelopment projects March 21

HOWARD LAKE, MN  The Howard Lake City Council has a full agenda for their Tuesday, March 21 meeting.  The meeting takes places at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.

The agenda includes presentations regarding:

Update on Munson Lakes Redevelopment Project
Public Hearing:  TIF District 1 - 19 | Munson Lakes Redevelopment Project
Consider Resolution 17-06 Approving TIF District and 1-19 Financing Plan and Redevelopment District
The council will also study the following new business:
Consider Development Proposals for Terming Trails Subdivision.
Consider Approving Quote for Painting and Repairs at the Historic City Hall.
Consider Approving Memorandum for Understanding with HLWW School for Summer Recreation Program
Consider Approving Quotes for Flooring and Repairs at the Community Center and Library.
The City Council will adjourn to a work session immediately following the regular meeting.

Mayer personnel committee to discuss administrator’s contract

MAYER, MN – Mayer’s personnel committee will meet Monday, March 20 at 6 p.m. The city’s legal counsel, Kelly Dohm, will be present. The first item on the agenda is discussion of the city administrator’s contract. The city council recently decided, on a split vote, not to renew City Administrator Luayn Ruch-Hammond’s contract, which expires May 9.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of public works applicants, scheduling public works interviews, and scheduling the next personnel committee meeting.

Lester Prairie City Council to discuss public works projects

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council will discuss a storm sewer project and a pavement management plan during its Tuesday, March 14 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a city hall rental policy for fundraisers, and a predatory offender ordinance.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.

Summer recreation presentation at HLWW Monday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Monday, March 13 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting will include a presentation about summer recreation opportunities.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Look for coverage in the Monday, March 20 edition of the Herald Journal.