Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
City council members and city staff heard an update on Monticello’s 2014 budget and levy at a special meeting last Monday evening. Finance Director Wayne Oberg gave council members a synopsis of what to expect for next year’s budget before the information is presented to the public at the upcoming Dec. 9 Truth in Taxation [...]
The Monticello City Council has approved a staff request to spend between $7,000 and $11,000 for an outside consultant to complete a new FiberNet status report. Councilmember Tom Perrault voted against the request Nov. 25. Perrault wanted the city to investigate the possibility of using a different consultant firm. Payment for the study will be [...]
Monticello city staff will complete a review of the old bowling alley site at 101 Chelsea Road for potential re-use as a multi-user recreation and event center. City leaders approved the request during their Nov. 25 meeting. Prospective building users include a Brazilian jujitsu and fitness training organization, the Monticello Soccer Club, and the Monticello [...]
For more than 20 years, Wright County has fought against being absorbed in the Metropolitan Council, a powerful group that handles transportation issues for the seven-county Twin Cities metro area. At the Nov. 26 meeting of the Wright County Board, the commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding that that would keep them out of Met [...]