The Ramsey Charter Commission is recommending that more than 60 percent of affected property owners must sign a petition before a city street maintenance project is canceled. Currently, just over 50 percent need to say no.
Anoka is hoping its neighbors along the Mississippi River follow suit and agree to impose a no wake zone during times of high water.
A proposed joint powers agreement presented by the Anoka County Highway Department to the St. Francis City Council on June 2 estimates the city’s portion of costs related to the 2015 reconstruction and addition of roundabouts on Bridge Street (Highway 24) at $670,624.60.
A Coon Rapids attorney firm will help the cities of Bethel, Nowthen, Ramsey and St. Francis draft a joint powers agreement for a potential shared fire services program.
Poised at its June 18 meeting to approve the 2015-2019 Streets Capital Improvement Program, the East Bethel City Council said no to a plan for routing traffic from the Classic Commercial Park to Jackson Street Northeast. The park needs a second point of access to alleviate traffic-stacking issues, and the proposed project for 2015 includes completion of Buchanan Street Northeast and 189th Avenue Northeast to reach Jackson.