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Appointments approved Red Wing City Council Monday approved the following appointments.
February 16, 2011 - 3:26pm
City of Red Wing to move forward with sale of Mississippi National golf course
Despite recent objections voiced by fans of Mississippi National Golf Links, Red Wing City Council said Monday it will continue negotiating the sale of the public course with its lessee. A group of about 10 residents attended Monday's council meeting. Two of them spoke and said...
February 16, 2011 - 9:08am
February 12, 2011
Group says city can't legally sell Mississippi National
A group of Red Wing residents who want Mississippi National Golf Links to remain publicly owned believe they've discovered a legal barrier that could prevent the city from selling the course. In discussing ways to trim Red Wing's budget, City Council has proposed selling Mississippi...
February 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
City pushes for 'complete' streets
In the hopes of making Red Wing's thoroughfares friendlier to walkers and bikers, the City Council adopted a new "complete street" policy Monday. Council voted unanimously in favor of the policy that would guide the street construction and repair in ways aiming to protect pedestrians...
January 14, 2011 - 9:00am
January 11, 2011
Council says voters should decide on ranked-choice
Voters -- not elected officials -- should decide whether or not to overhaul Red Wing's traditional election system in favor of ranked-choice voting, City Council determined Monday. Council voted unanimously Monday to place a referendum question on the 2012 general election ballot...
January 11, 2011 - 12:45am
January 7, 2011
Rauterkus steps down from Port Authority
Ralph Rauterkus, who Monday became Red Wing City Council president, is stepping down from his post on the city's lead economic development agency. ...
January 7, 2011 - 11:12pm
December 27, 2010
Council passes revised 2011 levy and budget
Red Wing City Council passed a 2011 property tax levy and budget Monday significantly different than the ones Mayor John Howe vetoed Dec. 17. Council approved a .46 percent increase to its levy -- compared to a 2 percent increase that was passed Dec. 13 -- and nixed two nixed two...
December 27, 2010 - 10:25pm
December 23, 2010
Supreme Court to review Red Wing's rental inspections
Minnesota Supreme Court announced Wednesday it will review a case involving Red Wing's long embattled rental inspection law. The high court's review of the case will likely address questions regarding when and how a resident may challenge a local law. The Supreme Court only hears...
December 23, 2010 - 4:39pm
December 18, 2010
One more go 'round for city budget talks
Some years, because the budget has been passed, the property tax levy set and other important matters taken care of, Red Wing City Council forgoes its second meeting in December. Not this year. City Council will meet one more time in 2010 on Dec. 27, when council members will...
December 18, 2010 - 6:00pm
December 15, 2010
Ranked-choice decision delayed
Red Wing City Council had planned to hear from members of the city's Charter Commission Monday on their proposal to overhaul the city's election system in favor of a ranked-choice voting. The agenda for Monday's meeting was hefty, however, and because the matter doesn't need immediate...
December 15, 2010 - 4:26pm
Capital Safety tower approved
Red Wing City Council on Monday approved a permit request by Capital Safety that will allow the company to build a 65-foot tall tower at 3965 Pepin Ave. The tower will be used as a training station for workers preparing to work on wind towers.
December 15, 2010 - 2:27pm
Council passes levy increase, budget
Red Wing City Council passed its 2011 levy and budget Monday, which included a 2 percent levy hike and two new franchise fees. But the ultimate...
December 15, 2010 - 2:21pm
Debate over fowl gets snuffed out early
Red Wing's great chicken debate never really got off the ground. City Council decided Monday to leave alone a law making it illegal to raise fowl in any area not zoned agricultural. Council members said they passed on the ordinance because it would be overly burdensome to enforce,...
December 15, 2010 - 12:55pm
December 14, 2010
Red Wing City Council approves grain bin development
City Council approved a measure Monday allowing Red Wing Grain to build a tall grain bin near the western edge of the city despite concerns by some that it will be unsightly. In a 4-2 vote, council approved the company's request for a permit needed to build the 126-foot tall grain...
December 14, 2010 - 9:07am
December 2, 2010
Tax information meetings to be held throughout county
If you have ever wondered where your tax dollars go, this month is a chance to ask your local elected officials directly. Government bodies throughout Goodhue County will hold public information hearings on their 2011 budgets this month, in accordance with a state mandate that requires...
December 2, 2010 - 7:00am