Princeton city council

The city of Princeton will not honor a request from the Princeton Youth Hockey Association and forgive almost $53,000 in past-due utility fees. But the city might consider extending a fee repayment schedule out 10 or 15 years. The fees in question are sewer and water access charges assessed as a result of building a [...]

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With proper controls through an ordinance, the city shouldn’t have a problem allowing chickens in residential zones. That’s what Keith Streff, a senior Humane Society officer, told the Princeton City Council at its Aug. 2 monthly study session. The subject had come up after city resident Ashley Blasey requested, this past June 14, that the [...]

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The city of Princeton plans to replace a recently-made vacant full-time general maintenance II (GM II) position at public works with two part-time hires through what the city is calling a reorganization effort. The city council made the decision in a 3-2 vote following a long discussion at its April 5 council study session. The [...]

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The council once again took up the topic it began talking about some weeks ago about how to use the surplus $325,000 in the city’s tax increment financing district that includes a stretch of former railroad land. Nineteen projects are being proposed as candidates. Among them are extending 21st Avenue from just south of First [...]

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Princeton City Council member Thom Walker says that after sitting in on orderly annexation talks with Baldwin Township he still has no idea what his neighbor to the south is looking for in terms of an agreement. “To this day I don’t know what Baldwin wants, what they advocate,” Walker said. But he’s very willing [...]

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The Minnesota Hooved Animal Rescue Foundation and the civic center The foundation, which rescues abused and neglected hooved animals requested that it be able to rent the civic center for a garage sale June 12-18 and also be able to store materials there for a time prior to the sale. The city council had recently [...]

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The project to build a Walmart store on the west edge of the city of Princeton continues. One indication was the city council last Thursday approving a requested  modification of the developer’s agreement for the project. The other was local contractor Steinbrecher Painting recently receiving an invite from a Twin Cities general contractor bidding on [...]

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