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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]