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Meet your new Miss Cokato and Princess!

Moments ago the annual Cokato Corn Carnival Coronation event ended with the crowning of Miss Cokato Lora Mayfield and Princess Kate Jenkins.

A full photo gallery of the event will be posted soon.

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Check out the 2022 Cokato Corn Carnival Parade photo gallery

The Enterprise Dispatch was on the scene of the big parade today.  The weather was perfect!

Check out the full photo gallery here: https://photos.dasselcokato.com/2022-Cokato-Corn-Carnival-Parade/

Check back tomorrow night – we will have photos from coronation posted as soon as possible after the new court is crowned.

Coronation celebrated at Cokato Corn Carnival

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Coronation took place Tuesday evening, as usual, with siblings Andy Bohnsack and Jenny Olson serving as emcees. The duo welcomed the audience, who filled the hillside with chairs, blankets, and strollers to watch the proceedings.

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The DC bond vote is Tuesday, Aug. 9 – here are answers to some common questions

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Voting on a Dassel-Cokato Schools bond referendum asking for nearly $18 million takes place Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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Cokato public hearings

Public Hearing
City of Cokato City Council
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cokato City Council, Wright County, Minnesota will conduct a public hearing on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. council chambers at Cokato City Hall, 255 Broadway Ave S, Cokato, Minnesota 55321, to consider the following request:
• Request of the City of Cokato to Zoning Ordinance and Chapter 70 of the City Code as it pertains to – Driveways, parking spaces, curb openings etc.
• Request of the City of the Cokato to remove Chapter 131 of the City Code due to the Chapter not being applicable any longer.
• Request of the City of Cokato to the hours and days of sale or alcohol to align with the Minnesota State Statutes of allowing Sunday Sales by amending Chapter 110.17 of the City Code.
• Review of Solar Farm Regulations as it pertains to City Zoning Regulations.
• Request of the City of Cokato requesting a Moratorium Ordinance on allowing cannabinoid sales in City of Cokato
/s/Brad Potter
City of Cokato
City Administrator
bpotter@cokato.mn.us
320-286-5505
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, August 5, 2022.

Cokato tax increment district disclosure

City of Cokato
Annual Disclosure of Tax Increment Districts for the Year Ended December 31, 2021
TIF District Name:
TIF 4-5, Centra Sota (CS)
TIF 4-7, Cow Girl Tuff (CGT)
TIF 4-8, Shopko (SK)
Current net tax capacity:
CS – 37,745 CGT – 29,140 SK – 31,127
Original net tax capacity:
CS – 6,995 CGT – 632 SK – 4,596
Captured net tax capacity:
CS – 30,750 CGT – 28,508 SK – 26,531
Principal and interest payments due during curent year:
CS – 3,101 CGT – 35,151 SK – 0
Tax increment received:
CS – 34,512 CGT – 35,857 SK – 33,333
Tax increment expended:
CS – 25,290 CGT – 10,319 SK – 94,332
Month and year of first tax increment receipt:
CS – July 2008
CGT – August 2015
SK – June 2017
Date of required decertification:
CS – 12/31/2033
CGT – 12/31/2023
SK – 12/31/2042
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, August 5, 2022.