Monticello Economic Development Authority commissioners recently turned down a $500 funding request from a group of Monticello businesses that are working to promote positive business traffic during the Interstate 94 reconstruction project.
Should the city of Monticello spend money for a feasibility study that would research the concept of municipal and other fiberoptic networks joining forces? That communications infrastructure-related query was on Tuesday night’s Monticello City Council agenda.
The issue of transit in Wright County has turned into its own version of The Neverending Story, as the future of transit in the county seemingly changes on a weekly or even a daily basis. During the May 20 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, there was yet another twist and turn to the county’s stance on transit.
City officials have finally released a draft copy of a consultant’s status report that provides analysis of FiberNet Monticello technology and operational improvements. The Monticello Times filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the city asking the Dawson FiberNet Monticello status report be released.