The city of Princeton has ordered plans and specifications to be drawn up to construct a 22,540 sq. ft. public safety building at an estimated cost of $2.05 million. The estimate does not include design fees, any subsurface investigation and/or soil corrections, de-watering, furniture/fixtures, equipment and exterior door card access. The $2.05 million estimate also [...]
Tax forfeited lots The council passed a resolution giving approval to Mille Lacs County to sell nine of 10 properties in the city going back to the state because of the property owners’ failure to pay property taxes. The resolution also asks the Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners to hold back the sale of [...]
Princeton city hall is taking applications to fill a vacancy that will occur on the Princeton City Council, starting January 7. The length of time the appointee will serve will be Jan. 7, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2014. That is the remaining time in the unexpired four-year term of council member Paul Whitcomb, who was [...]
The Princeton Police Department has been given the go ahead to look into possible funding assistance for the potential startup of a police dog unit. The city council gave the OK during last Thursday’s monthly study session, whose main agenda was to review a proposed capital improvement program (CIP) budget for next year of more [...]
The city of Princeton has approved a developers agreement for an auction business site on land recently purchased on the north end of the city by brothers Jeff and Mike Haehn. The business will feature heavy equipment auctions, plus some indoor auctions. The Haehns received the approval last Thursday after getting their plat Ok’d last [...]
Patrick Fitzpatrick, owner of Wholesale Auto in Princeton, is closer to getting the city of Princeton’s approval to construct an accessory building on his business, located along Rum River Drive North near Northern Attitudes Bar & Grill. The city council introduced an ordinance last Thursday for possible approval at its Oct. 11 meeting. The ordinance [...]
The following news items are from the Sept. 27 meeting of the Princeton City Council.