Counties Added to Spring Burn Restrictions as Wildfire Risk Increases in Northwestern Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has further expanded the area subject to open burning restrictions as the wildfire season deepens and expands in northwestern Minnesota.
Additional counties in which burning restrictions apply are:
Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Otter Tail, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, Roseau, Stevens, Wadena.
Crosslake Council Says No Assessments for CSAH 66 Sewer Extension
The Crosslake City Council decided to not assess any of the benefitting property owners for the County State Aid Highway 66 sanitary sewer extension.
The 3-2 split vote confirmed that the project will now be funded by all taxpayers residents in the city through property taxes.
Mayor David Nevin, and council members Dave Schrupp and John Andrews voted in favor of the measure. Voting no were council members Marcia Seibert-Volz and Aaron Herzog.
Crosslake Council Hears Audit ReportThe Crosslake City Council unanimously accepted their annual 2021 Audit report at their regular monthly meeting held Monday, May 11th.
Mary Reedy from Clifton Larson Allen presented the findings to council and said that aside from segregation of duties, due to the size of the staff and mitigating controls used in office, there were no material weaknesses. Reedy stated the audit was clean and said the findings represent the highest level of reporting that can be issued by auditors.
Pay Increase for Mayor, Council
By a 3-2 vote, (voting no Andrews, Schrupp) the council approved a pay increase for the mayor and council members for meetings beginning November 9, 2022. The mayor is currently paid a monthly salary of $530, and council members $430.
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